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CBI Director Alok Verma meets CVC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Verma on Friday appeared before Chief Vigilance (CVC) K.V. Chowdhary and presented his side over charges of bribery hurled at him by the agency's

According to officials, Verma spent about an hour at the headquarters in south Delhi's INA area.

The sources said Verma appeared before a panel headed by Chowdhary and comprising and among others.

According to sources, the meeting of the enquiry committee to hear Verma on Thursday was postponed to Friday due to the non-availability of one of the Vigilance Commissioners.

The officials said the Commission has examined some CBI officers who were part of the team probing crucial cases that figured in Asthana's complaint against Verma.

Verma has refuted all allegations of corruption against him and said his actions were in the interest of the probe against Asthana.

On October 23, Verma was divested of his powers. Three days later, the directed the CVC to complete its inquiry against Verma, who has challenged the move, in two weeks.

The war in the country's investigating agency came to the fore after an FIR was lodged against Asthana and others on the statement of Hyderabad-based

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 14:24 IST
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