New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday conducted raids at the residences of retired Lt Gen Tejinder Singh, Tatra chief Ravi Rishi and his associate Anil Mansukhani in connection with the alleged bribe offered to former Army chief General V.K. Singh.
The investigating agency raided five places in Delhi and Mumbai around 7 a.m.
The former army chief had in his 22-page complaint to the CBI alleged that Tejinder Singh offered him a bribe of Rs. 14 crore to clear the purchase of over 600 Tatra trucks Sep 2010, to be supplied by Vectra Group through defence public sector unit BEML.
Gen Singh had claimed that the bribe was offered on behalf of Rishi.
The CBI had earlier questioned Tejinder Singh in connection with alleged irregularities in the import of all-terrain heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army and bribery allegations made by Gen Singh.
Tejinder Singh had already refuted the allegations against him and filed a defamation case against the army chief and other officers.
The CBI had also indicated that there was enough evidence to proceed with the army chief’s allegation that he was offered a bribe for clearing a tranche of 600 Tantra trucks.