New Delhi: The CBI on Friday registered fresh cases against six Commonwealth Games Organising Committee officials and two firms for alleged irregularities in sportswear retailing and merchandising during the sports event and carried out countrywide searches at 10 places.

The agency after registering case against Organising Committee members V K Verma, M Jaychandran, Surjit Lal, Ram Mohan, Gp Capt K U K Reddy and Sangita Welingkar carried out searches at 10 places in Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh and Panchkula, official sources said.

The CBI has also registered cases against two firms -- PBPL and CDIL -- associated with sportswear merchandising and retailing during the Commonwealth Games 2010 for alleged irregularities.

With the registration of case, the CBI is now investigating 10 cases in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Games.