File Photo of Satiya Pal Malik
File Photo of Satiya Pal Malik

CBI team at Satya Pal Malik's house in alleged corruption case

New Delhi, Apr 28: A CBI team on Friday reached the residence of Satya Pal Malik, the former Governor of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, to gather more information in an alleged corruption case of Rs 60 crore.

The team arrived at the R K Puram residence in the national capital to seek clarifications from him on his claims, sources said.

The case pertains to a health insurance scheme that he was allegedly asked to push. Malik had claimed that he was offered a bribe for clearing the files during his tenure as the J&K Governor between August 23, 2018 and October 30, 2019.

Last year, the CBI had lodged a case in this respect and conducted raids in six states.

On March 23, 2022 a letter was received from Dr Mohammad Usman Khan, JKAS, Deputy Secretary, General Administration Department, Government of J&K regarding a matter of malpractice in awarding a contract of J&K Government Employees Health Care Insurance Scheme to Reliance General Insurance Corporation Limited.

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