MLC Kalvakuntla Kavita, the daughter of Telangana CM KCR, claimed to have read the FIR copy that was made available online in connection with the Delhi Excise Scam ( Liquor Scam Case ) and found that her name did not appear anywhere in the complaint.
As per the CBI officials, Kavita has been served with a new notice for questioning concerning the Delhi excise policy scam case on December 11 at her home in Hyderabad.
It’s believed that the CBI granted Kavita’s request to change the date of her questioning from Tuesday to any day between December 11 and 15.
It is to be noted that in the first notice, she had said she had read the contents of the FIR copy and complaint but did not recognize her name.
In response to the initial notice sent on December 2, Kavitha stated that she had read the complaint posted on the website, the contents of the FIR copy, and both and that her name did not appear anywhere or in any way.
As per the new notice from CBI, a team will visit Kavita’s home on December 11, 2022, at 1100 hours, for the purpose of interviewing and would record her statement as part of the investigation into the aforementioned (Delhi Excise scam) case.
“Please confirm your availability at your Hyderabad residence at the specified time and date”, the notice read.
In a follow-up statement on Monday, Kavitha claimed that she had told the officials that they could meet her at her home in Hyderabad.
“We declare that we will respond to any inquiry. We will undoubtedly respond to any questions the agencies may have. People will dispute it, however, if leaders’ reputations are tarnished by giving the media only certain leaks, Kavitha had said in Hyderabad.
Should recall, that 7 people have already been charged by the CBI in relation to this excise scam.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing the alleged influence of a “Southern lobby” on the formulation and execution of the Delhi excise policy, hence the inquiry, according to CBI officials.
In a statement following the filing of the charge sheet, the CBI stated that – “further investigation is continuing to investigate the role of FIR in which the named accused and other persons on various allegations, including conspiracies with other licensees, money trails, cartelization, and larger conspiracies in the formulation and implementation of the excise policy”.
According to India’s top Law Enforcement Agency, ED stated, Vijay Nair on behalf of Aam Aadmi Party leaders “has at least received kickbacks to the tune of Rs 100 crore from a group, called the south group (controlled by Sarath Reddy, Ms. K. Kavitha, and Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy) by various persons including Amit Arora.”
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