Impact: Ranjit Sinha found guilty in preliminary investigations
New Delhi: Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday told the apex panel appointed by the Supreme Court to inquire into the allegations of scuttling of the coal block allocation scam probe by former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ranjit Sinha, has indicated that an attempt was made to influence the investigation.
Rohatgi told the panel headed by former CBI special director ML Sharma, that the visitors' diary at Sinha's residence was genuine.
Sinha’s counsel Vikas Singh refuted the allegation saying the entries in the register or the diary were doctored and fictitious as Sinha was not in Delhi during those days.
The court on December 7 last, ordered handing over of the visitors' diary of the official residence of the former CBI director to the Sharma-led panel.