CBI summons Harish Rawat, fomer CM to appear for questioning

New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has been summoned by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday to Delhi for questioning on Monday in a corruption case.

Rawat has been summoned after the CBI on April 29 started probing a videographed sting operation, which allegedly shows former Utttarakhand CM offering bribes to rebel Congress lawmakers to support him during a floor test in the 70-member Uttarakhand house.

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However, Rawat denied the allegations after tagging the video as fake.

Interestingly, the controversial video was released by the rebel Congress legislator.

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As per CBI source, the forensic report “confirmed” that the CD was genuine after which Harish Rawat was asked to appear on Monday for questioning.