Himachal CM Questioned for Two Days Over “Disproportionate” Assets

Virbhadra is being questioned by the CBI for acquiring wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income.

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Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh (Photo: IANS)
  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was questioned for the second consecutive day on 10 June in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him.
  • On 9 June, Singh had been questioned at the agency headquarters for over seven hours by the CBI.
  • Agency sources had claimed that he failed to offer any explanation when confronted with “evidence” against him.
  • The agency had initiated an inquiry which had allegedly showed that Singh, while serving as Union Minister during 2009-2012 (UPA rule), had accumulated assets worth Rs 6.03 crore (approx.) in his name and in the name of his family members, which were found to be disproportionate to his known sources of income, CBI has said.

(With agency inputs.)

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