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Probe ordered on complaint gainst Army chief


Fiction does not require any reaction. If people concoct stories and some of the irresponsible editors allow those stories to get published, I donalt39t think it requires any reaction.

New Delhi Defence Ministry has launched

a probe into a complaint which claimed that the Army chief had deployed interceptors for clandestinely listening to important phone conversations, an allegation rejected by Gen V K Singh as ‘fiction’. An anonymous detailed complaint in a letter received by the Defence Ministry early last week lists several allegations against the Army chief, including possible misuse of off- theair interceptors to listen in on phone conversations in the national capital.

After receiving the letter, the Ministry has launched a probe to verify the allegations, Defence Ministry sources told PTI here Monday. The letter was received in an