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Report of Union minister's phone tapping completely false: CBI

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 2 Sep 2017 11:21 AM GMT

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New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday dismissed reports of alleged phone-tapping of a Union Minister by the agency in a section of the media as "completely false and malicious".

The agency said its work was "clearly defined and its mandate is to probe cases professionally".

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"With reference to a story regarding phone-tapping of a Union Minister by the CBI appearing on a certain television channel today, it is stated that the story is completely false and malicious," a statement by the CBI said.

"The work of the agency... is to professionally investigate cases undertaken by it. The agency reiterates that no such incident of tapping as alleged by the news story has taken place," it added.

-IANS

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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