CBI files charge sheet in Delhi excise scam case

Updated: Nov 25 2022 5:46PM

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) The CBI on Friday filed its first charge sheet in the Delhi excise policy scam case against arrested businessmen Vijay Nair and Abhishek Boinpally and five more accused, keeping the probe open into the alleged role of others named in the FIR including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, officials said.

Besides Nair and Boinpally, those named in the charge sheet are the Managing Director of India Ahead News channel Mootha Gautam, Hyderabad-based liquor businessman and a partner of Boinpally in Robin Distilleries LLP Arun R Pillai, owner of Indospirit Sameer Mahendru and two former officials of the excise department -- Deputy Commissioner Kuldeep Singh and Assistant Commissioner Narender Singh , they said.

Nair and Boinpally were arrested by the CBI but recently granted bail by a special court. They are still in custody in connection with Enforcement Directorate case against them, they said.