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CBI reshuffle continues, officer probing 'role' of Akhilesh Yadav in illegal mining case shifted

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In a fresh set of reshuffle, CBI DIG Gagandeep Gambhir, who was supervising the investigation into the alleged role of former Yadav in the illegal mining case, has been transferred, sources said Monday.

Gambhir has been shifted to the unit which is probing the Srijan scam and the case against She will also have the additional charge of DIG in Special Investigation Team headed by Sai Manohar, the sources said.

The Special Investigation Team, which was earlier headed by Rakesh Asthana, is probing important cases like that of and It is also probing some coal scam related cases, among others.

The fresh changes have been effected by M Nageswara Rao, who was made the after a high-powered committee comprising Narendra Modi, Justice A K Sikri and of in Mallikarjun Kharge had transferred out of the CBI in a split verdict Thursday.

The probe in the will now be supervised by DIG Anish Prasad, who was earlier (Personnel and Admin). The case is being probed by Special Crime III unit, according to the sources.

DIG Tarun Gauba, who is supervising the probe against in a corruption case, will also have "substantive charge of Chandigarh range" "on his own request", the sources said.

Asthana was sent on a forced leave after the CBI registered a case of corruption against him. His plea to quash the FIR was rejected by the

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 22:00 IST