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Teesta Setalvad case: MHA Under Secretary Anand Joshi in CBI custody

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 May 2016, 17:11 IST

The Under Secretary of the Home Affairs Ministry, Anand Joshi, who is facing corruption charges was produced before Patiala House Court on 16 May. He has been sent to CBI custody till 20 May.

A corruption case was slapped against Joshi and some other unnamed persons for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices and arbitrarily issuing notices to several NGOs, registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), which were receiving foreign contributions, including activist Teesta Setalvad's Sabrang Trust.

On the morning of 11 May, Joshi went missing from his Indrapuram residence. He was detained by the CBI from Delhi's Tilak Nagar on 15 May after he was interrogated.

Joshi has denied all allegations against him.

-- With PTI inputs

First published: 16 May 2016, 17:11 IST
 
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