Rashid Beebeejaun is currently being interrogated at the headquarters of the CCID. He arrived there at around 9:00 a.m today.
The ex-managing director of the State Trading Corporation (STC), Ranjit Singh Soomarooah, had mentioned the name of Rashid Beebeejaun during his own interrogation regarding the Betamax affair. Rashid Beebeejaun will now have to provide clarifications and explanations relating to his involvement in the allocation of the government contract for fuel transport to the firm Betamax.
According to the version of Soomarooah, a committee was presided over by the ex-Vice PM Rashid Beebeejaun to gauge the feasibility of the project.