CBI grills DGP over lottery scam

Kempaiah too questioned about procedural lapses in investigating case

Published: 06th August 2016 06:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th August 2016 06:16 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : THE Central Bureau of Investigation grilled DG & IGP Om Prakash and adviser to the Home Minister Kempaiah in connection with an illegal lottery scam at its

headquarters in New Delhi on Friday. On Friday morning, Kempaiah and Om Prakash went inside the CBI office around 10am and came out around 5pm. A source said, “CBI sleuths recorded the statements of the DG&IGP in connection with the procedural lapses.”

They were reportedly questioned about the intereventions in the case. A police source involved with investigation of the case said, “The DG&IGP and adviser were summoned just to record their statements in the case. It is an administrative matter that is under the scanner.”

Om Prakash and Kempaiah, however, refused to talk to the media after they came out of the CBI office. Sources said, “Om Prakash stayed back in New Delhi.”

Both had left for Delhi on Thursday night. Om Prakash was not available for comments.

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