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Committee ensured 'caged parrot' did not fly away, fearing it could spill the beans: Sibal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A day after a high-powered committee headed by Prime removed Alok Verma, on Friday said the panel had ensured that the "caged parrot" did not fly away, fearing it might spill the beans.

Sibal, an and a former Union minister, took the dig at the government while referring to the goings on in the (CBI), the country's investigating agency which he dubbed as a "caged parrot".

"Alok Verma's removal. The Committee ensured the caged parrot did not fly away fearing the parrot might spill the beans by parroting the goings on in the corridors of power. The caged parrot will remain caged," he said on

Two days after the reinstated him, Verma was removed as the by the committee on Thursday on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty, in an unprecedented action in the central probe agency's 55-year history.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 15:45 IST