Water tanker scam: ACB summons former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit

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New Delhi | Published: July 14, 2016 11:08:59 AM

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was summoned by the Anti Corruption Bureau for her alleged role in the tanker scam. MK Meena, ACB Chief, said, "We have issued notice to Sheila Dixit ji for questioning on 26th August in connection with Water tanker scam case."

Last month, Congress party had downplayed the Anti-Corruption Bureau’s move to register an FIR against former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit. (Reuters)Last month, Congress party had downplayed the Anti-Corruption Bureau’s move to register an FIR against former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit. (Reuters)

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was summoned by the Anti Corruption Bureau for her alleged role in the tanker scam. MK Meena, ACB Chief, said, “We have issued notice to Sheila Dixit ji for questioning on 26th August in connection with Water tanker scam case.”

Reacting to the ACB summons, Sheila Dikshit told ANI, “Once I receive information, I will definitely abide by it. I had received a letter from ACB saying I’ll be summoned in August. Haven’t received any info on specific date as yet.”

Arvind Kejriwal had earlier announced that his government would look into all the alleged corruption cases during the Sheila Dikshit tenure including the Delhi Jal Board corruption case.

Last month, Congress party had downplayed the Anti-Corruption Bureau’s move to register an FIR against former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

Meena had said that the previous government had committed irregularities and incurred a loss of around Rs 400 crores so accordingly action might be taken.

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