CBI raids Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain‘s residence in ‘PWD hiring‘ case

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The on Wednesday carried out searches at the residence of Delhi minister after registering a fresh case against him in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for the Public Works Department (PWD), officials said here.

Five more locations, including residences of and other private persons, are also being searched, they said.

Jain is already facing probe in a case pertaining to money laundering.

The PWD minister, in a tweet, confirmed that the was carrying out searches at his residence.

The agency had registered a preliminary enquiry into the hiring of 24 architects for a creative wing of the PWD through an agency, which reportedly lacked any prior experience, the officials added.