Believe it or not, the Central Bureau of Investigation has set a record by registering 4,985 cases, including 4,300 regular cases (RCs) and 685 preliminary inquiries (PEs), during the Narendra Modi regime.
These cases were registered by the CBI between January 1, 2015 and February 29, 2020, when the Modi government carried an anti-corruption drive.
This information was made public by the Government of India on the floor of the Rajya Sabha today. During this period, the CBI investigated 4,717 cases (3987 RCs and 730 PEs), Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply.
Since January 1, 2015 and up to February 29, 2020, CBI has filed charge sheets in 3,700 cases, he said.
As per his statement, the CBI had registered 971 RCs and 164 PEs in 2015, 925 RCs and 122 PEs in 2016, 939 RCs and 137 PEs in 2017, 765 RCs and 134 PEs in 2018, 608 RCs and 102 PEs in 2019 and 92 RCs and 26 PEs between January and February 2020.