NEW DELHI: In a first, CBI today carried out searches at the residence of its former chief Amar Pratap Singh after registering an FIR against him for allegedly favouring controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.
CBI sources said a case has been registered against Singh, Qureshi, his employee Aditya Sharma, owner of Trimax group of companies Pradeep Koneru and other unknown persons.
They said the agency conducted searches in four cities– New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Qureshi has been accused of accepting money from several people for securing favours from public servants.
The FIR was lodged on a complaint from the Enforcement Directorate, the country’s anti-money laundering probe agency.
The premises searched included those of an employee of Qureshi, his company, Singh’s residence and that of Pradeep Koneru in Hyderabad. Koneru is also being probed by the CBI in connection with the disproportionate assets case against YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy. (AGENCIES)