CBI carries out searches at residence of former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda

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Updated: January 25, 2019 1:14:32 PM

The CBI Friday carried out searches at the residence of former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with a land allocation irregularities case.

Ex-Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda

The CBI has registered a new case against former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and others over alleged irregularities in land allocation in Gurgaon in 2009 and carried out searches at 20 locations in Delhi-NCR on Friday, officials said. A team of officials from the agency arrived early morning at his residence in Rohtak, Haryana, they said.

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According to the officials, 20 locations in the Delhi-NCR region are part of the probe, they said. The agency is tight-lipped about the details of the case as the search operation is underway. The case is understood to be related to the alleged irregularities in land allotment in 2009, sources said.

It is alleged that there were glaring irregularities in acquisition of 1,417 acres land by the then Haryana government in Gurgaon in 2009, they said.

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