Irrigation scam probe: ACB files second FIR
MUMBAI: The anti- corruption bureau in Nagpur filed a second FIR on irregularities in the Gosikhurd irrigation project — pertaining to a Rs56 crore tender issued to build the tail canal of the Mokhabardi lift irrigation scheme.
The move comes after the Nagpur bench of the Bombay HC pulled up ACB for slow progress of the probe into the multi-crore irrigation scam.
The FIR is against directors of two contract firms, and three Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation officials.
The ACB’s charge is the contractors, in a bid to bag the contract, worked together to show there was competition for the project.
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