CBI FILES A CHARGE SHEET AGAINST TWO PERSONS INCLUDING A FORMER MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR FAKING A LETTER PURPORTEDLY WRITTEN BY THEN UNION MINISTER OF STATE

Press Release
New Delhi , 31.08.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed a Charge sheet against a private person and another Delhi based person who is also a former Member of Parliament under sections 120 B of IPC,420/511 of IPC & section 8 of PC Act and , additionally under section 66A(b)(c) of IT Act against the private person before Special Judge for CBI cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi related to alleged forging letter of the then Union Minister of State , Govt. Of India.

 

            A case was registered by CBI in 2012, on a complaint of then Union Minister of State (Independent charge), Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of India . It was alleged that a letter, purported to have been written by the complainant who was then Union Minister of State , to the Prime Minister of India, was a forged one and had neither been written by him nor had it been issued by his office. It was found during investigation that a Chinese Telecom company based in Gurgaon(Haryana), was allegedly assured by both the private persons of Delhi of help in a visa related matter. They had assured the officials of the company that they would use their contact in the government to get visa extension for the employees of the company. For this purpose, they allegedly showed a letter, addressed to the Prime Minister of India and supposedly written by Union Minister of State, to assure the officials of said Telecom company regarding their claim of help. In the process, cost was also allegedly demanded from the officials of the said company.

 

            It was found during investigation that the unsigned letter which was allegedly shown to the officials of said Telecom company was a fake & forged one, which had never been written by Union Minister of State .The investigation also revealed that this fake letter was sent by the private person to his accomplice in the USA via email for entering into a deal with said Telecom company . It was also found that meetings allegedly took place between both accused persons and the officials of Telecom company, when the said letter was shown to them by the accused persons and assurance was given to them for solving their visa problem.

 

            After thorough investigation, CBI filed a Charge sheet.

 

            The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.

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