Ex-Suresh Kalmadi aide Rajkumar Sacheti’s Asian Games trip in doubt

Written by Mihir Vasavda
| New Delhi |
Published: August 8, 2018 1:25:14 am

Ex-Suresh Kalmadi aide Rajkumar Sacheti’s Asiad trip in doubt. (Source: AP)

The Sports Ministry is likely to challenge the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) decision to appoint the tainted official Rajkumar Sacheti as one of the four deputy chef de missions for the Asian Games, which begin on August 18.

The ministry, sources said, sought a report from the Central Vigilance Committee (CVC) last week over the allegations of corruption levied on Sacheti during the Commonwealth Games. It is believed they also asked IOA’s comments on Sacheti’s appointment. Sacheti, a former personal private secretary of disgraced IOA ex-president Suresh Kalmadi, was named as the deputy chef de mission of the Indian contingent, with tainted BJP MP…

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