The case has now been closed after the CBI’s four-year-long investigation in the case of alleged corruption in the recruitment of creative team in the department against Delhi Public Works Department Minister Satyendar Jain and others has come to a close. has gone. An official gave this information on Thursday.
The CBI recently filed a closure report to close the case in the special court after it failed to collect enough evidence to prosecute the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and others, the official said.
The CBI declined to comment on the matter for now. The agency had registered the case on May 28, 2018 on a complaint from the Lieutenant Governor’s office of Delhi to inquire into allegations of irregularities in award of tender to a private company for hiring a creative team for PWD works.
The agency claimed it conducted a one-year preliminary inquiry in which it leveled serious allegations of corruption against the minister. It registered a corruption case against Jain and other PWD officials based on its findings. However, after four years of probing the allegations, the CBI could not find sufficient material to substantiate its claims of corruption and prosecute the minister, resulting in the closure of the case.