CBI registers case against Manish Sisodia

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New Delhi : In a fresh trouble the AAP, the CBI initiated preliminary investigation against Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and health minister Satyendar Jain’s daughter for two separate cases of alleged wrongdoing.

The CBI initiated its probe registering separate preliminary enquiries against Sisodia and the health minister’s daughter Saumya, who was appointed an adviser to the Delhi government for its mohalla clinic project aimed at boosting primary healthcare.

Saumya resigned after her appointment triggered a controversy.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using central agencies and the lieutenant governor, to harass the government of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The BJP, which rules the Centre, denies the charges.

The CBI is also probing five cases of alleged irregularities in the AAP government.

These include two FIRs against alleged anomalies in the Delhi Waqf Board when AAP legislator Amanatullah Khan was chairman and appointment of Nikunj Aggarwal as a senior resident in government hospital and later as officer on special duty to health minister Jain.