Another Suresh Kalmadi aide arrested

New Delhi, Nov 21 (Calcutta Tube) Another aide of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi was arrested Sunday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the Queen’s Baton Relay scam, an official said.

M. Jayachandran, who was sacked as the committee’s treasurer, has been arrested for making suspicious payments to Indian-owned London-based private firm AM Car and Van Hire Ltd.

Earlier, T.S. Darbari and Sanjay Mohindroo, two key aides of Kalmadi, were arrested and are in CBI custody till Nov 22.

The organising committee is understood to have paid AM Films, a sister concern of AM Car, over 450,000 pounds for services during the Queen’s Baton Relay function in London in October 2009 without following proper tendering procedures and paper work.

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