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Yamuna Expressway scam: CBI takes over probe, books former CEO P C Gupta

The agency has acted on the recommendation of the Uttar Pradesh government to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 126 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Yamuna Expressway
The CBI has taken over the investigation into the Yamuna Expressway scam

The CBI has taken over the investigation into the scam and named former CEO P C Gupta and 20 others in its FIR, officials said on Wednesday.

The agency has acted on the recommendation of the Uttar Pradesh government to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 126 crore in the purchase of large areas of land in Mathura for the project, they said.

The state government alleged that the land for was purchased in seven Mathura villages by the then Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority at Rs 85 crore which resulted in a loss of Rs 126 crore to the state government, they said.

First Published: Wed, December 25 2019. 10:00 IST
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