Wednesday, December 29, 1999
|CBI chargesheets 3 MTNL officials
NEW DELHI, December 28 (PTI) The Special Investigation Group of the CBI has filed a charge sheet against three MTNL officials and two others for causing a loss of Rs 9.5 lakh to the MTNL and the Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) by making long-duration ISD unbilled calls to Saudi Arabia. A CBI investigation revealed that MTNL officials had created a spare telephone line on disconnected lines on which a large number of ISD and STD calls were made to Saudi Arabia, a CBI press note said on Monday.
Indo-Myanmar border sealed
|Extremist held in TN
CHENNAI, December 28 (PTI) Umar Farooq, an alleged fundamentalist wanted in connection with several crimes in Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Sunday by a special investigation team (SIT) of the CID, the police said. The SIT said in a press note here on Monday that Farooq, whose real name is Moideen Abdul Kader, was nabbed at Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district.
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