Cash for query: CBI probe against Mahua Moitra

Debjit Mukherjee: Anti-corruption body Lokpal has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the corruption allegations against Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra, the BJP’s Nishikant Dubey posted today on X, formerly Twitter. Ms Moitra has been embroiled in cash for query allegations levelled by Mr Dubey, which is under the lens of the Parliamentary Ethics Committee. In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, he had demanded her immediate suspension from parliament.

“On basis of my complaint, Lokpal has ordered a CBI probe into the Mahua Moitra’s corruption that compromises national security,” read a rough translation of BJP MP’s post.