panjim … 20/07/2015 … Welcoming the state government decision of asking for a cbi inquiry in to the alleged bribery scam former pwd minister churchill alemao has said that the bjp led government was trying to harass certain politicians due to the upcoming state assembly elections by involving them in unwanted cases …
It may be noted that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had alleged that two former ministers in the previous Congress-led Digambar Kamat government might be involved in the bribery case but had not named anyone.
The reactions by the former chief minister had come in the wake of a New Jersey-based construction management firm Louis Berger being charged with bribing Indian officials with several crores to win two major water developmental projects in Goa and Guwahati.
The alleged bribery of $976,630 for a Goa project by Louis Berger included that to a minister, the details of which have not been disclosed by the US Department of Justice. Federal prosecutors, in their 11-page chargesheet, alleged that Louis Berger maintained a detailed diary and account of bribery made to Indian officials.
Speaking to goanreporter former pwd minister Churchill alemao sought to know as weather consultancy for a concerned project was appointed by the minister or a technical person and denied that he was involved in any such time of issues during his tenure as a pwd minister
Mr alemao said that he had done nothing wrong and therefore was not afraid of any inquiry in to any issues
Mr alemao also said that he was such a person who could never be in trouble but the former chief minister Manohar parrkar had fooled goans and had dragged every goan in to depth saying that he would recover 35,000 crores from illegal mining scam but had failed to do so …