After BJP "Sting" On Liquor Coverage, Manish Sisodia's 4-Day Arrest Dare
Hours after the BJP launched what it referred to as a “sting operation” to say the AAP authorities in Delhi framed its liquor coverage to assist a choose few, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia threw a problem in response.
“BJP ought to give this so-called sting to the CBI, which anyway is working like an exterior company of the social gathering. Within the subsequent 4 days — until Monday — the CBI ought to arrest me if there’s any proof of corruption on this ‘sting’,” Mr Sisodia stated to reporters’ questions. “If they do not, that’ll be proof that that is an try to overthrow our authorities by the BJP. Simply an try to malign us.”
Manish Sisodia has been raided and named an accused by the CBI after Delhi Lieutenant Governor ordered a probe into the New Excise Coverage in July. That very same month, Arvind Kejriwal’s authorities withdrew the coverage, which had come into power in November final yr and introduced personal gamers into liquor commerce. The AAP stated the coverage was for extra income “however scuttled by the BJP’s central authorities utilizing the Lieutenant Governor”.
The BJP says kickbacks have been taken for contracts.
Within the newest back-and-forth at the moment, the BJP confirmed a secretly-recorded video through which an individual — additionally named within the FIR — is claiming that the Delhi authorities intentionally saved smaller gamers out of its “tailormade” excise coverage to assist a number of individuals. It shared the video — not independently verified by Bibarud — on Twitter as effectively.