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The Supreme Court has appointed IPS Officer Vivek Priyadarshi as the head of investigating team that is assisting Former Chief Justice R.M Lodha in determining the role of BCCI Official Sunder Raman in 2013 IPL betting and spot fixing scam.

After the announcement of IPS Officer B.B Mishra’s retirement the apex court bench of Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla and Justice T.S Thakur passed the order to appoint Priyadarshi as the new head of the investigative team on Friday.

Priyadarshi is presently posted as Superintendent of Police (Anti-Corruption) with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

He will be taking charge of his new responsibility along with the charge of Superintendent of Police (Anti-Corruption) with CBI.

Source: IANS
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The CBI Arrests Two Senior Retired Officers Of Bank Of India

The agency in an FIR had said that the DPIL, which manufactures electric cables and

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The CBI Arrests Two Senior Retired Officers Of Bank Of India: Bank Of India Fraud
The CBI Arrests Two Senior Retired Officers Of Bank Of India: Bank Of India Fraud. IANS

The CBI today arrested two senior retired officers of Bank of India in connection with alleged loan fraud of Rs 2,654 crore by Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd. (DPIL) in the bank. V V Agnihotri and P K Shrivastava, retired GM and DGM respectively, had allegedly granted undue favours to the company in granting credit limits, the officials said.

They said both have been arrested today and will be produced before special court in Ahmedabad tomorrow.The promoters of the company were arrested in April this year. The agency in an FIR had said that the DPIL, which manufactures electric cables and equipment, is promoted by Suresh Narain Bhatnagar and his sons Amit and Sumit, who are also the directors of the firm.

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The loan, it said, was declared a non-performing asset in 2016-17. “It is alleged that the DPIL, through its management, fraudulently availed credit facilities from a consortium of 11 banks (both public and private) since 2008, leaving behind an outstanding debit of Rs 2,654.40 crore as of June 29, 2016,” the agency had said. (IANS)

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