Teesta Setalvad’s NGO file missing: Home ministry official was arrested by CBI

The CBI has arrested a Home ministry official for corruption charges and keeping a file with him in illegal manner for three months. The file was related to Teesta Setalvad’s NGO Sabrang .

Government Of India suspended the registration of Sabrang in September 2015 under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA). The MHA officials could not find the file related to Sabrang NGO and they contacted CBI to investigate the matter further.

Home ministry officials hinted that government is taking this act very seriously and serious actions cannot be ruled out against the official.

CBI also recovered Rs 7.5 lakhs and other documents, files containing sensitive information related to MHA and I&B ministries.

Intelligence agencies is investigating if these files and papers were shared with outsiders and if yes with whom?

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