Bureau Report: In the Delhi Liquor Scam case, the Central Investigation Agency (CBI) has summoned 10 officials of the Punjab Excise and Taxation Department to the national capital in connection with the Delhi Liquor Scam case. They have been invited to Delhi to record the statements of the officers. This is the case in which the former Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, is the prime accused. This summons has been issued by Additional SP of CBI Rajeev Kumar.
In the summons, 10 Punjab officials have been asked to appear before the CBI in the capital on Monday and Tuesday to record their statements. Summons issued under Section 160 of IPC have been sent through the Head Office of Excise and Taxation Department. Before this, ED has also questioned three officials. In which the name of Finance Commissioner and Taxation KP Sinha is included.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal raised the question
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, MP of Akali Dal from Bathinda and daughter-in-law of the Badal family, raised questions about Punjab’s excise policy in Parliament on August 3. He had described this policy in Parliament as the policy being investigated in Delhi. Harsimrat Kaur Badal had said in the House that this policy was brought by the Aam Aadmi Party to benefit some companies and collect money.
Sirsa also raised questions
BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa also submitted a demand letter to the Union Home Ministry and demanded an inquiry into Punjab’s excise policy. Apart from this, the leader of the opposition, Pratap Singh Bajwa, had also written a letter to the governor of Punjab and the central government in this regard, demanding an investigation.