The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in their report addressed to the court that it found no proof of any call recordings or any media that suggests that Rs. 1.95 Crore was allegedly meant to be paid to public servants, including the then CBI Investigating officer Rakesh Asthana, was delivered to a middleman in December on behalf of Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Babu Sana.
On the contrary, Sana had claimed that he had the bribe money delivered to Sunil Mittal, father-in-law of the accused.
Satish Dagar, the investigating officer informed the special CBI judge that there was no concrete evidence of the claims made by Sana that he had made another payment of Rs. 1 Crore to the middleman & Manoj Prasad the accused, in Dubai as part of an alleged bribe of Rs. 5 Crore to save Sana from a probe against a meat exporter Moin Qureshi.
However, when Sanjeev Agarwal the special CBI judge asked, further the CBI mentioned they had recovered travel details & WhatsApp pictures detailing Sana’s meetings with Manoj Prasad in Dubai, stated Dagar.