Multi billion aircraft scam: SC tells CBI to complete probe by June

air-indiaThe Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct a probe into the purchase of 111 aircrafts purchased under the UPA government. During the hearing the Bench expressed hope that the CBI would adhere to the timeline and conclude the probe by June 2017.

The petitioner alleged that there were irregularities in the purchase of 111 aircrafts for Air India that had cost around Rs 70,000 crore. The purchase was made when Praful Patel was the Civil Aviation Minister, the petitioner also alleged.

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