The probity watchdog has conducted a direct inquiry on the basis of complaints of corruption and nepotism in Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee. The probe report was referred to the CBI for detailed investigation. (Agencies)
"CBI report (was) received and after examination, the Commission decided to close the matter. However, Chief Vigilance Officer is advised to take action as deemed fit in the matter of suppression of facts by Kalmadi and furnish action taken report to the Commission," the CVC said in response to an RTI query.
The action taken report from the CVO, which acts as a distant arm of the Commission, was awaited, the reply said.
The CVC has also recommended registration of disproportionate assets case against one of Kalmadi's aides RK Sacheti, who worked as Joint Director General in the Games organizing body.
The Commission has received a complaint of alleged irregularity in appointments in the OC without proper education or professional qualification. The complaint also alleged that Sacheti was a ‘backdoor entry.’
The CVC has called for factual report from the CVO of Ministry of Youth Affairs. The Commission expressed dissatisfaction over the CVO report and noticed that ‘a few CBI officers’ were also alleged to be involved in the case.
"Matter was handed over to CBI to register a case of disproportionate assets against RK Sacheti," the anti-corruption watchdog said, adding that a report in this regard was awaited from the CBI.
The Organizing Committee was mired in allegation of corruption in execution of projects related to the mega sporting extravaganza conducted by it between October 3-14, 2010 in New Delhi.
The probity watchdog has conducted a direct inquiry on the basis of complaints of corruption and nepotism in Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee. The probe report was referred to the CBI for detailed investigation.