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New Delhi: The war of words between the Central Bureau of Investigation and the National Investigation Agency over who the ownership of Interpol has intensified. The CBI has accused the NIA of being 'naive' and 'factually inconsistent'. In September CNN-IBN broke the story on how the CBI and the NIA were battling it out over who should head the Interpol wing. Now the war has got personal with the CBI aggressively lashing out at the NIA. Documents available show that the CBI is making point by point rebuttals of why the Interpol wing should stay with the agency. The NIA's main grudge is that the CBI is an anti-corruption agency while the NIA's mandate is international. The CBI has, however, embarrassed the NIA by saying how apart from terrorism the NIA has zero mandate. The CBI says it deals with cases not only related to corruption but with cases related to economic offences, terrorism, drugs, cyber crime, maritime piracy and human trafficking. On the other hand the NIA deals only with terrorism cases. The CBI has further listed out high profile cases like the 2G scam, the Commonwealth Games, AgustaWestland VVIP chopper which have had international ramifications along with older cases like Bofors, the 1993 Bombay blasts and Rajiv Gandhi's assassination. The NIA also pointed out that all CBI wings function under DoPT but matters of international cooperation on law enforcement fall under the Ministry of Home Affairs, so if Interpol can come to the NIA this dual control can be avoided But the CBI has called for an end to the matter saying the NIA proposal must be laid to rest. It's time India's two top agencies focus on a common enemy rather than each other.

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