On Thursday, the CBI
named former ICICI Bank
managing director and chief executive Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, Videocon group’s promoter Venugopal Dhoot as accused in the case.
“One of the reasons why our conviction rates are poor is that adventurism and megalomania overtakes our investigators and professionalism takes a back seat,” said Jaitley.
minister warned that casting the net too wide and including people who might not have a common intention to commit an offence amounted to relying on presumptions with no legally admissible evidence.
“Such sort of an adventurism leads to media leaks, ruins reputations and eventually invites strong criticism but no convictions. My advice to our investigators – Follow the advice of Arjun in the Mahabharat – Just concentrate on the bull’s eye,” he said.