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Talk to AK programme probe: CBI team at Dy CM's residence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today visited premises of Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to seek clarifications in connection with a preliminary enquiry against him related to alleged irregularities in the AAP's 'Talk to AK' campaign.

The agency had registered the PE in January this year on the basis of a complaint filed by the Vigilance Department of the


The sources said that no search or raid was conducted at the premises of Sisodia. According to rules, no search or raid can be conducted under a PE.

It is alleged in the complaint that a consultant of a well-known public relations company was hired by the to promote "Talk to AK" (Talk to Chief Minister Kejriwal) campaign and a proposal of Rs 1.5 crore was prepared for this purpose.

It is alleged that despite objections from the Principal Secretary, the went ahead with the proposal and the consultant spent the money thereby creating a liability for the

Official sources said the has registered a preliminary enquiry to probe these allegations and is looking into the alleged role of Sisodia and others.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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