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CBI denies questioning Assam minister Sarma in bribery case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The denied Monday reports that it has questioned in connection with its probe into the multi-crore bribery scam case.

R K Gaur dismissed reports that Sarma was questioned by the agency in connection with the case as reported by some organisations.

No such questioning has taken place as reported in a section of the media, Gaur said.

In its order on September 1, 2017, the had asked the to take over the probe, saying the state police's investigation was not satisfactory.

It is alleged that US-based had adopted illegal means for obtaining three water supply projects in and Guwahati.

Unidentified officials of the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority, the US-based multinational company, International, and the government have been booked on charges of criminal conspiracy and corruption, according to the CBI FIR.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 21:20 IST