You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

CBI books former Air India chief Arvind Jadhav, others in corruption case

The agency alleged former CMD Arvind Jadhav had constituted an 'illegal' promotion panel to recommend suitable candidates for promotions to the post of General Manager (Operations) during 2009-10

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

cbi
File photo of Central Bureau of Investigation headquarter

The has booked former chairman-cum-managing director Jadhav and other former senior officials of the carrier for allegedly violating norms in appointing manager rank officers, officials said Wednesday.

Along with Jadhav, the has booked Dr (Ms) L P Nakhwa (now retired), then Manager (medical services) and then Additional Managers A Kathpalia, and

They have been charged under IPC sections related to criminal conspiracy and Prevention of Corruption Act.

The agency alleged former CMD Jadhav had constituted an "illegal" promotion panel to recommend suitable candidates for promotions to the post of (Operations) during 2009-10.

The panel had recommended five persons, including Kathpalia, Singh and Bhasin, the officials said.

Kathpalia was having a pending criminal case but was allegedly given vigilance clearance, the FIR alleged.

The agency alleged complaints were also pending against Singh and Bhasin, who were selected for the position.

"Jadhav...conspiracy with...Nakhwa had abused his official position in order to appoint her as a member of promotion panel committee and giving promotion to her without following due process for promotion," the added.

First Published: Wed, January 23 2019. 14:45 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU