Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat quizzed by ED over Louis Berger bribery scandal
Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat was questioned by the ED in connection with the Louis Berger scam on Thursday.
Panaji: Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was on Thursday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Louis Berger scam in which Congress leaders and bureaucrats are accused of taking bribes from the US-based consultancy firm.
An official told reporters that Kamat was quizzed at the Enforcement Directorate office regarding the contract granted to the New Jersey-based company.
"He is also being questioned about file notings made by him as well as then PWD Minister Churchill Alemao," the official said.
Kamat was Chief Minister when the consultancy firm was granted a contract to oversee the implementation of a Rs 1,031 crore water and sewage augmentation project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Alemao as well as a senior Public Works Department official, Anand Wachasundar, the head of Louis Berger India, Satyakam Mohanty, have been arrested in connection with the scandal.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
The 27-year-old defender is a three-time A-League champion with two of his titles playing for the Brisbane Roar. He also won the title as a part of Melbourne Victory side.
Over the three seasons with the Gaurs, Ali made 24 appearances in FC Goa colours, helping the team reach the playoffs in each of the seasons.
IFFI pushed to January 2021, will be held in both physical and virtual format, announces Prakash Javadekar
The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled to be held in Goa from 20 to 28 November, has been pushed until next year, due to the coronavirus outbreak