In one case, the complaint alleges, where closure was reported to the Supreme Court, the case was re-opened when the director of the company being investigated refused to pay a bribe

Putting a question mark on the integrity of some of the cases of the Supreme Court-monitored investigation by the CBI in the coal scam, at least one investigating officer (IO) has complained to the agency director of “huge amounts” of money having “exchanged hands” and “corrupt” senior officers contaminating some probes.

The complaint, written anonymously — it’s signed by “Honest IOs, CBI” — has alleged that some seniors in the agency are taking bribes from companies to fix cases and are pressuring IOs to “weaken” cases where payoffs have been purportedly made. Read more