25 February, 2021

Logging In Troubles

Allegations of impropriety hang over CBI chief Sinha

Narendra Bisht
Logging In Troubles

The Logbook

  • Dec 3, 2012 Ranjit Sinha joins as director, CBI
  • 310 page logbook covers period between May 2, 2013, and Aug 16,  2014

Source: Unknown, believed to be either the IB or Delhi police


The Likely Defence

  • Logbook fabricated to malign CBI director Sinha. No evidence to suggest he favoured any of the accused.
  • Adverse notings by the CBI against many of the alleged visitors
  • Chargesheets in 2G case filed before Sinha joined; prosecutors in the 2G case appointed by the Supreme Court
  • Cases related to Coalgate supervised by both CVC and apex court; chargesheet filed against Vijay Darda
  • There are entries even for periods when the entire family was abroad
  • Many of the vehicles numbers recorded in the logbook do not exist


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