The CBI interrogated IAS Pritam Saikia today in connection with the Louis Berger scam. Saikia was interrogated at the Guwahati Metropolitian Development Authority (GMDA) office. Pritam Saikia’s name was included in the FIR filed by CBI. Pritam Saikia was the CEO of GMDA when the scam happened.
On Wednesday evening, a squad of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrived in Guwahati.
The CBI had taken up the case by filing a 40-page FIR against unknown officials in the alleged scam, and a team took statements from the petitioners and officials a month later.
It may be mentioned that at the time when the Louis Berger project was taken, Himanta Biswa Sarma was in Congress and his ministry was directly involved in the execution of project.
However, in the FIR by CBI, it doesn’t name any accused or suspects.