New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on weekday alleged that the govt had proof to arrest diamond dealer Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi months before they fled the country however failed to do thus as minister of finance Arun Jaitley’s female offspring was employed as Choksi’s attorney.
He additionally demanded Jaitley’s resignation.
“8 months before they were allowed to escape, the IT department wrote a ten,000 page report on Chota Modi & Choksi’s large fraud,” Rahul Gandhi same on Twitter.
“Govt had proof to arrest them. however did not as a result of FM Jaitlie’s (sic) female offspring was employed as Choksi’s attorney,” he said, adding that the minister of finance should resign.
Rahul Gandhi labelled a media report that claimed that IT report waved red flags eight months before the PNB scam bust, however wasn’t shared with different agencies.
8 months before they were allowed to flee, the IT dept. wrote a 10,000 pg report on Chota Modi & Choksi’s massive fraud.
Govt had evidence to arrest them. But didn’t because FM Jaitlie’s daughter was hired as Choksi’s lawyer.
FM Jaitlie must resign immediately. pic.twitter.com/31LwGM7b60
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) December 3, 2018
No immediate reaction from the govt was obtainable, however each the govt and Jaitley have rejected all such allegations within the past.
Congress chief proponent Randeep Singh Surjewala additionally alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and minister of finance Jaitley allowed the jewellers to escape the country.
Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi area unit being pursued by central investigation agencies in reference to the multi-crore geographic area commercial bank fraud case. The defendant left India this Gregorian calendar month, a couple of weeks before the scam came to light-weight.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi and minister of finance Arun Jaitley were aware of dirty dealings amounting to Rs twenty six,306 large integer of fraudsters Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi eight months before their flying abroad, however it (the government) failed to act,” Surjewala same at a news conference in Jaipur on weekday.(FA9NEWS)