New Delhi,December 23 : Investigating the corruption charges against Delhi chief minister’s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday recovered five audio clips from Kumar’s e-mail allegedly instructing to favor private firms.The CBI in its press briefing last week had labelled similar charges against him. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who has been standing firmly behind under the scanner IAS officer the latest development will come as a major setback to his claims of Kumar being an honest person and officer.Also Read - Delhi Nursery Admissions 2022: Registration Begins From Dec 15, First Selection List To Be Out on Feb 4, Full Schedule Here
Earlier this week,hours after Principal Secretary of Rajendra Kumar was quizzed by CBI in a case of alleged corruption, he met Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence. Sources have also revealed that Kumar, along with senior lawyer H S Phoolka, reached the Chief Minister house apprising him about CBI’s action. Also Read - Delhi Covid Big Update: Govt Likely To Make First Covid Vaccine Dose Mandatory For Entry To Public Places
The meeting between Kumar and Kejriwal had lasted for around half an hour.The agency’s investigation yesterday also evoked sharp reactions from Kejriwal. He accused the agency of searching files unrelated to the probe against Kumar and claimed that a file relating to Delhi cricket Association(DDCA) was also scrutinised in the process.(ALSO READ : AAP defends Rajendra Kumar; cites his ‘clean’ service record). Also Read - Delhi Schools Closed Once Again Due To Pollution Till Further Notice
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who launched a vicious tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP led NDA government over the CBI’s raid in the office of IAS officer Rajendra Kumar, is now completely exposed. Aam Aadmi Party leaders, who pride on running scam free government and claim to be crusader of corruption in the system, are now red-faced as their national convener was protecting a tainted officer.