CBI has appointed a senior caterer and others in Delhi’s Chanakyapuri to influence a case, which claims the support of the agency in return for the bribe to the suspect, reports officials. They also disclosed about the investigation to a greater extent.
The activities of some of the senior investigating officers are also under the scanner, says the source. It came into notice that the CBI while dealing with Vivek Batra’s corruption case, called some staffs of the company to judge the case. An IRS officer during the investigation was found to be disloyal with CBI, said the report.
They continued that Rakesh Tiwari, a catering service owner in Delhi’s Chanakyapuri was found to be in touch with the company’s employee Neeraj Raja Kochar, who shared the same guilt of providing ‘sensitive information’ and facilitating ‘relief’ related to the case, to him.
The agency suspects Mr. Tiwari, who accepted to acquire illegal gratification from Mr. Kochar to influence and misguide CBI officers, who used his personal connections. Mr. Tiwari was offered with a bribe amount of Rs. 20 lakhs by Mr. Kochar via Kamal Ahmedin ‘hawala’ operator on August 2 in Chandni Chowk, says the source.
The FIR suspected, “information has further revealed Rakesh Tiwari is also in contact with officers working in AC-III branch of the CBI.”