'FIR against Rakesh Asthana shows cognizable offence, needs thorough investigation', CBI tells Delhi HC

Shruti Mahajan November 2 2018

As the turmoil within the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plays out in the courts, the agency has stood by the FIR filed against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

The CBI’s reply submitted to the Delhi High Court states that it has found incriminating material against Rakesh Asthana, and has therefore opposed his plea seeking quashing of the FIR filed against him.

In its reply, the CBI states that the allegations made by the informant - businessman Sathish Sana - against Asthana and . . .

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