The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson on Monday denied reports that it has questioned Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in connection with the Louis Berger case.
The CBI spokesperson's statement comes after several reports stated that Sarma was questioned by the CBI on November 2 at its headquarters in New Delhi.
Earlier, Louis Berger, a US-based firm, had revealed to the American authorities that it had paid bribes to some persons in the Goa government in 2010 to get a consultancy contract for a water and sewerage project funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
On July 21, 2015, the Goa crime branch had registered a First Information Report in this scam.
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