New Delhi: A day ahead of filing a crucial affidavit in the Supreme Court on coal scam which has rocked the UPA government, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Sunday affirmed that the agency's probe into the matter was "clean and clear" and that no accused or suspect had been let off.
The apex court hearing the matter on May 8 may decide the political fate of Union Law Minister Ashwini Kumar who is embroiled in a controversy for having had a meeting with the CBI Director and others on March 5 during which he vetted the draft of the status report on the scam that was to be filed by the CBI on the next day.
At its last hearing on April 12, the court had asked Sinha to file an affidavit stating that the details of the report had not been shared with anyone as claimed by Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval before the court.
Sinha told reporters that no substantive changes were allowed to be made in the status report of the CBI filed on March six. "There has been no substantive changes allowed in the report. Both the reports are with the apex court and the Honorable court can ascertain itself. No accused or suspect has been let off and the findings of the report are not tampered with. It s a clean and clear probe," Sinha said on the eve of filing the affidavit in the Supreme Court....