Wadhawans’ hill station visit probe completed

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The probe into the circumstances leading to the travel of scam-tainted Wadhawan brothers and others from a hill station in Pune to another in Satara is completed, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Sunday.

“Additional Chief Secretary Manoj Saunik’s report on the inquiry against Principal Secretary Home (Special) Amitabh Gupta is likely to be submitted by today or tomorrow,” Deshmukh said in a tweet.

The probe was ordered after Kapil Wadhawan and his brother Dhiraj Wadhawan along with 21 others had travelled from Khandala to Mahabaleshwar on April 9 at the height of the lockdown period.

Gupta had given written permission to them to travel in five vehicles, and when they reached Mahabaleshwar, locals protested follwing which they were all sent into institutional quarantine at the twin hill-station of Panchgani.