India: Over 300 corruption complaints pending for over an year: CVC

Author(s): UNK | Date: January 12, 2017 | Language: English
Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ | URL: https://goo.gl/rmhzXh | Type: Text

As many as 50 complaints of alleged corruption, out of the over 300 such plaints, are pending investigation with Delhi government for over an year, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has said.
One complaint of alleged corruption is pending investigation for over an year with Prime Minister’s Office also, it said.
As per rules, Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs)– who act as distant arm of the CVC to check corruption — are required to furnish investigation reports on complaints sent to them for probe by the Commission within three months.
The CVC, however, observed that several complaints are pending for long periods with the CVOs. As many as 303 complaints of alleged corruption are pending investigation for over an year, the probity watchdog said in an order.

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