New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday conducted searches at 11 places, including at the residences of two top aides of Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi, in connection with alleged irregularities in a contract for the CWG result update system.
Cases were registered against OC secretary general Lalit Bhanot and director general V K Verma after the raids, official sources said.
They said the searches started early this morning with regard to a Rs 107 crore deal struck with a firm for results update system for the Commonwealth Games. The searches were carried out in Gurgaon, Noida and the national capital, the sources said.
This is the third FIR in connection with alleged irregularities in CWG projects.The CBI has already registered two FIRs in connection with alleged irregularities in CWG projects and has arrested some former Games officials.
This is the first time when premises of both Bhanot and Verma, both considered close to Kalmadi, were searched.
While Verma has been questioned by the Enforcement Directorate a couple of times, Bhanot was also on their radar, the sources said.