The Central Vigilance Commission had last year severely indicted former CBI director Alok Kumar Verma in three major cases — bribing of CBI officers to dilute cases involving meat exporter Moin Qureshi, excluding a key suspect from the FIR in the IRCTC scam, and attempting to induct tainted officers into the agency. The CVC’s findings had played a key role in the decision to remove Verma from CBI.