AAP used liquor coverage to boost funds for elections with Khalistani assist, says Gautam Gambhir3 min read
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday described the Delhi Excise Policy Scam as an “open-and-shut case” and alleged that the coverage was made to use cash to “fight elections with Khalistani help”.
The BJP MP stated that the AAP leaders ought to get “what they deserve”. “It was an open-and-shut case. They should get what they deserve. This is the 1st time in India that an Education Min will go to Tihar jail that too in liquor scam case. This policy was made to exploit money so they can fight elections with Khalistani’s help,” Gambhir stated whereas talking to ANI.
He stated that if Manish Sisodia, who’s the Education Minister within the Arvind Kejriwal authorities apart from heading the Delhi authorities’s excise division, has opened colleges and faculties, he ought to present it to the BJP.
“If there was no discrepancy in liquor policy, it shouldn’t have been taken back. This is not the time to give emotional statements. If he (Sisodia) has opened schools, colleges and hospitals, show it to us. He can move to SC, but for me, Delhi CM and AAP has been exposed,” he stated.
Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Harish Khurana on Tuesday demanded the resignation of jailed Ministers of the Kejriwal government- Manish Sisodia and Satyender Jain – whereas recalling the Aam Aadmi Party supremo’s earlier stand of resignation.
This comes after Manish Sisodia moved Supreme Court difficult his arrest by the CBI within the excise coverage rip-off case in Delhi. Sisodia was arrested on February 26 after 8-hour questioning.
BJP chief Harish Khurana stated that Sisodia and Jain ought to step down on “moral grounds”.
“Manish Sisodia has moved the SC challenging yesterday’s decision of the court. He has the right to go but a question is raised on moral grounds. Arvind Kejriwal used to say in 2013 that there should be a resignation after any allegation is levelled against anyone. The allegation would be proven later. He had levelled allegations against leaders like Nitin Gadkari, Sheila Dikshit, and P Chidambaram. But today, their one minister is jailed for 8 months, the other is in the police remand,” he stated.
“2 Ministers of Delhi are in jail today. You have not sacked Satyender Jain till today. Where is your morality? We demand you (Arvind Kejriwal) to seek his resignation on the basis of morality from both ministers. There are 22 ministries with Sisodia. Would they be run from jail? Isn’t there a Constitutional breakdown in Delhi?” the BJP chief requested.
Meanwhile, Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to listen to Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s plea difficult his arrest after he was arrested by CBI on Monday in reference to the Excise coverage rip-off case.
The plea was talked about by Abhishek Manu Singhvi looking for an pressing listening to on Sisodia’s plea earlier than the bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud.
This comes a day after the particular Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court docket on Monday granted 5 days remand of Sisodia to the CBI until March 4, to interrogate him within the excise coverage case.
The senior AAP chief was produced earlier than the court docket on Monday. Sisodia was arrested by the CBI on Sunday.
Aam Aadmi Party leaders and staff staged protests in numerous states on Monday, crying vendetta behind Sisodia’s arrest and calling for his launch on the earliest.
Meanwhile, the CBI on Sunday launched an announcement on Sisodia’s arrests, claiming he was giving evasive replies and wasn’t cooperating within the ongoing investigation within the liquor rip-off case.
The company additional stated Sisodia had been summoned earlier on February 19 in reference to the continuing probe, however had sought per week’s time citing the Delhi Budget.
“The Deputy CM was issued a notice under section 41A of CrPC for attending the investigation on February 19, 2023. However, he sought time of one week citing his preoccupation,” the CBI said.
On his arrest, the CBI issued an announcement saying, “He gave evasive replies and did not cooperate in the investigation despite being confronted with evidence to the contrary. Therefore, he has been arrested.”
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