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Police give clean chit to Govt

In a report submitted to the Home Secretary, Delhi Police said it was a "case of forgery and cheating".

india Updated: Jan 10, 2006 22:39 IST

Delhi Police on Tuesday gave a clean chit to the Government in the telephone tapping allegations made by Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh.

Police said it was a "case of forgery and cheating".

Delhi Police Commissioner KK Paul, in a report submitted to Home Secretary VK Duggal, ruled out the involvement of the Government in the matter as alleged by AmarSingh.

"The report was given to me today. It clearly rules out the role of the Government in the matter. It is a case of forgery and cheating," Duggal said.

The report, apprising of the progress made in the investigation into the charges, also talked about the arrests made so far.

Three people, including two owners of private detective agencies, have been arrested in the tapping case so far.

Police believe that one of the two detectives had forged letters seeking permission to intercept the telephone of Amar Singh.

First Published: Jan 10, 2006 21:49 IST