Jammu- The CBI on Thursday raided the residence of a senior J&K IAS officer in connection with a corruption case being investigated by the agency.
Official sources said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out raids at the residence of senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Navin Choudhary, principal secretary agriculture production and farmers welfare department.
Raids were also carried out at residences of former officers of Chenab Valley projects construction limited and premises of a construction company in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bihar and Jammu.
"The raids were carried out in connection with a corruption case registered by the CBI on the complaint of the J&K government", the sources added.
Notably, former J&K Governor Satyapal Malik has alleged that he had been offered Rs 300 crore to clear two files which he rejected.
Following Malik's allegation, J&K had approached the CBI to have charges investigated as it has been raised by the former governor of the state. (Agencies)
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