8 June 2012. A magisterial court today asked the police to appraise it of the action taken by it on a complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely for alleged corruption in grant of fitness certificate to commercial vehicles.
Metropolitan Magistrate Neeraj Gaur asked the Anti-Corruption Branch to file an action-taken-report by July 4, detailing the steps it has taken on the complaint filed by RTI activist Vivek Garg.
Garg’s complaint also named former Transport Commissioner R K Verma and a company which was granted contract for lane tests of commercial vehicles, M/s ESP India. Court was told that the Delhi government gave away the contract for lane test of commercial vehicles for fitness certificate to a private firm without inviting any tender.