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Maharashtra govt to cooperate with CBI in Adarsh scam probe

mumbai Updated: Nov 16, 2010 20:32 IST

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said it will cooperate with the CBI in its probe in the Adarsh housing society scam.

"We will cooperate with the CBI and do the needful. They have given me a letter demanding documents related to the Adarsh society," Chief Secretary J P Dange told reporters after meeting a team of senior CBI officials at Mantralaya in Mumbai.

Dange said he would soon consult Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on the issue and act on his instructions.

"The chief minister is holding a meeting and I will talk about it with him in details," Dange said.

The three-member team, led by CBI regional joint director Rishiraj Singh, met Dange at Mantralaya this afternoon.

"We met the chief secretary to seek certain documents from various departments of the state government like MMRDA, urban development, BEST, revenue and environment," Singh said.

According to Singh, the chief secretary has assured full cooperation and said the documents would be submitted at the earliest.

The team will also probe role of serving and retired state government officials in the scam, CBI sources said.