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Goa Governor BV Wanchoo resigns

BV Wanchoo on Friday gave his statement to the CBI in connection with the alleged bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal.

Pallavi | CNN-IBN

Updated:July 4, 2014, 7:49 PM IST
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Goa Governor BV Wanchoo resigns
BV Wanchoo on Friday gave his statement to the CBI in connection with the alleged bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal.

Panaji: Goa Governor BV Wanchoo stepped down on Friday. Wanchoo is the fifth governor to quit after the BJP government came to power at the Centre.

Wanchoo on Friday also gave his statement to the CBI in connection with the alleged bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal. The governor recorded his statement as a "witness" in the VVIP helicopter case under Section 161 CrPC. He was the second governor to be questioned by CBI over AgustaWestland deal.

Former West Bengal governor MK Narayanan was also questioned in the VVIP helicopter case.

Wanchoo, a former Indian Police Service officer, was the head of the elite Special Protection Group.

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