“If the Congress has fought corruption, BJP fights for the corrupt,” Shergill mentioned, referring to the politically-sensitive Rs 3,600-crore UPA period AgustaWestland chopper deal case.
Jaiveer Shergill, Congress: Since 2016, BJP on a regular basis cries about Agusta. Since final 4.5 years, BJP, their ED & CBI haven’t discovered any proof towards any Congress chief. Now they’re attempting to hyperlink Congress’ identify with Agusta on the idea of an expelled Congress chief. pic.twitter.com/8lOk4IDFbI
— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2018
Shergill claimed the BJP has all the time defended corruption, “Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s daughter defended Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. Vasundhara Raje defended Lalit Modi in London.” If on the one hand the Congress “penalised” the corrupt in AgustaWestland case, the BJP has given them “revenue”, Shergill alleged. The Congress chief additionally launched an assault on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), calling the company “Consolation Bureau of investigation”.
Accusing the company of behaving like a “remote-control hawk of Narendra Modi authorities”, Shergill requested if it will examine the BJP-AugustaWestland nexus of “accomodating, together with, welcoming the corporate into India”.
Earlier Thursday, Patra alleged that the Congress despatched its staff of attorneys to defend Michel. Patra mentioned Youth Congress chief Aljo Okay Joseph appeared for Michel in courtroom Wednesday and the Congress later went by way of the “charade” of eradicating him.
The All India Congress Committee Wednesday announced the removal of Joseph, saying he didn’t “seek the advice of with the Youth Congress” earlier than showing for AgustaWestland chopper rip-off case.
Michel, the alleged intermediary within the politically-sensitive Rs 3,600-crore UPA period deal, was delivered to India from Dubai Tuesday evening following his extradition.
With inputs from PTI