The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and others for allegedly awarding contracts without following procedures during his tenure as the Minister of Public Works Department (PWD) and Urban Development in the State. The beneficiaries included his relatives, the agency said.
Among those named as accused are Nabam Aka, sister-in-law of Mr. Nabam, her company, Jumsi Enterprise; Sraboni Bhattacharjee and her company, S. B. Enterprise.
The First Information Report is based on the findings during a preliminary enquiry conducted on the directions of the Guahati High Court, into the allegation that in 2005-06, several work orders were arbitrarily awarded by the PWD officials to the agencies owned or controlled by the relatives of Mr. Nabam, at his behest.