The Bharatiya Janata Party, on Wednesday, took a swipe at Arivnd Kerjriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party and mentioned “AAP means ‘Aur Adhik Paap’. The feedback got here amid the raids carried out by Enforcement Directorate at MP Sanjay Singh’s residence in reference to a cash laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi excise coverage rip-off.
In a video message on X, previously Twitter, BJP National Spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla mentioned: “AAP means ‘Aur Adhik Paap’ and the ‘paap’ (sin) of liquor scam is coming out day-by-day.”
“Today we are seeing that instead of giving a report card on liquor scam that has taken under the Arvind Kejriwal’s watch and patronage, they are playing the victimhood card,” the BJP spokesperson mentioned.
“Mr Arvind Kejriwal had said that they (AAP members) are ‘Kattar Imandar’ (extremely honest) that they have done no corruption then why Manish Sisodia and Vijay Nair are still in jail? Why have they not been given relief?” requested Poonawalla.
He additional mentioned, “Today, when two approvers, one of them Dinesh Arora – a key architect and mastermind in the entire case (liquor scam) and he has allegedly also given a confession as to how Sanjay Singh is involved, how he was the one to introduce Manish Sisodia, how money was collected and funnelled into AAP’s election campaigns in Delhi and other parts.”
Poonwalla mentioned there are different proofs, together with digital, on how proof had been destroyed and fabricated. “There is now evidence that shows that 2.5 per cent commission was increased to 12 per cent. The sting operation came out as to how money was collected and extorted…”
AAP means Aur Adhik Paap
Instead of giving report card on Sharab Ghotala now AAP performs sufferer & drama card on Sanjay Singh now !
Why don’t they reply particular questions
1) Are the courts doing vendetta? Why have they not launched “Kattar imandar” Manish Sisodia & Vijay Nair… pic.twitter.com/rXVSk4RwwV
— Shehzad Jai Hind (@Shehzad_Ind) October 4, 2023
“It is also evident that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had allowed blacklisted and manufacturing companies to come in and there no actions taken on them. All of this documentary, digital, and other evidence were put before a court and it has given the party no relief. Yet, the AAP plays victimhood card even today,” the BJP spokesperson mentioned.
“Arvind Kejriwal himself has acknowledged that there was corruption because they have gone from the new policy back to the old policy and even extending them. Instead of serving people of Delhi during COVID-19, Kejriwal and his team were setting up liquor shops in every wards of the national capital,” he mentioned.
ED raids at AAP’s Sanjay Singh residence
On Wednesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out searches at Sanjay Singh’s residence in reference to a cash laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi excise coverage rip-off. The raids had been being carried out a day after a courtroom allowed two accused within the case to show approver.
The workers members of the Rajya Sabha MP from AAP and people linked to him had been earlier questioned by the ED on this case.
It is alleged that the Delhi authorities’s excise coverage for 2021-22 to grant licences to liquor merchants allowed cartelisation and favoured sure sellers who had allegedly paid bribes for it, a cost strongly refuted by the AAP.
A Delhi courtroom, on Tuesday, allowed Raghav Magunta, son of YSR Congress Party Lok Sabha MP Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy, and Delhi-based businessman Dinesh Arora to show approver in a cash laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi excise coverage rip-off.
Special Judge M Okay Nagpal pardoned each Magunta and Arora, whereas directing them to cooperate with the investigation and disclose all data they’ve in regards to the case to the investigators.
In May, this yr, Singh wrote to Finance Secretary T V Somanathan stating that the ED Director and Assistant Director intentionally linked his identify to the alleged liquor rip-off with none foundation, tarnishing his public picture and defaming him. He additionally talked about that his identify was added on the premise of statements from Dinesh Arora.
With inputs from PTI