Scam involving the Delhi Excise Policy: CBI files charges against 7 suspects

CBI files chargesheet against seven people accused in connection with Delhi Excise Policy scam . ED arrested almost three dozen locations in Delhi and Punjab .

New Delhi, India, November 25: According to CBI data, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against seven people accused in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy scam.Following the detention of Sameer Mahendru, the managing director of Delhis Jor Bagh-based liquor company Indospirit Group, the CBI filed a chargesheet, the ED arrested almost three dozen locations in Delhi and Punjab, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Arun Pillai, Arun Pillay, Muttha Gautam, Samir Mahendru, Deputy Commissioner of Excise, Amit Arora, and Assistant Commissioner Panka The beneficiaries devolved unspecified funds to the accused authorities and made false entries in their accounts to avoid detection, according to the claims.The Excise Department had decided to refund the Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 30 crore to a successful tenderer, who was in breach of the set rules.Despite the absence of an enabling provision, a waiver on tendered licence fees was allowed from December 28th to January 27th, 2022, according to the FIR, which was made possible by the Union Home Ministry, which said it resulted in a loss of Rs 144.36 crore to the exchequer.

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