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SAI director among 6 arrested by CBI in corruption case, sports body HQ raided

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has taken into custody six people, including Sports Authority of (SAI) and three officials, in connection with a case of alleged corruption, officials said Thursday.

The arrests were made during searches at the sports administrator's office in Delhi's Lodhi Road area, they said.

The probe agency has arrested Sports Authority of S K Sharma, Harinder Prasad, Lalit Jolly and UDC V K Sharma, besides and his employee Yunus, the officials said.

It is alleged that bills of Rs 19 lakh were pending to be cleared by the officials for which a demand of three per cent was being made.

The or officials reached the headquarters at the around 5 pm and sealed the entire premises, sources in the said.

The is still underway.

The source further said that the raid happened after SAI General took up the matter with the

''The matter came to light before SAI DG 6 months back after which she informed the On the insistence of the the DG wrote to the CBI,'' the source said.

The accused staff was responsible for procuring all office stationeries and were dealing with tenders of all and furniture required for SAI offices.

The irregularities were going on in SAI for more than a year, the source said.

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First Published: Thu, January 17 2019. 21:35 IST