“If I Say I Gave PM ₹ 1,000 Crore, Will You Arrest Him?”: Arvind Kejriwal


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused agencies like the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of targeting their fiercest political opponents by going to extraordinary lengths such as lying to the courts in affidavits, torturing suspects to extract falsified confessions, and making thuggish threats. He made these comments a day after being summoned by the CBI in the liquor policy case.

He also launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, claiming that there was not a shred of proof of any wrongdoing against any AAP leader.

Despite months of investigation and scores of arrests, the agencies have not found a single penny of ill-gotten wealth that they claim was amassed from the so-called liquor scam, according to Kejriwal. He also refuted the allegation that crores in kickbacks were paid for favours in the policy and funnelled into his party’s election campaign in Goa last year, saying that all their payments were made with cheques. Kejriwal announced that he will sue the agencies for perjury and falsifying evidence.

The CBI is probing allegations that the liquor policy implemented by the Delhi government last year gave undue advantages to private retailers and that the highest levels of Kejriwal’s government were involved in the swindle.

Manish Sisodia’s arrest in February was the highest-profile arrest in the case so far. Kejriwal has said that he will appear for questioning as requested by the CBI. The summons to Kejriwal comes as his 10-year-old party, recently upgraded to the status of a national outfit, tries to position itself as one of the main alternatives to PM Modi’s BJP.

Kejriwal also defended the liquor policy, claiming that it was a game-changing and transparent policy that had resulted in a 50 per cent increase in revenue when introduced in Punjab, which they call corrupt.

Thanks for reading “If I Say I Gave PM ₹ 1,000 Crore, Will You Arrest Him?”: Arvind Kejriwal” from Storify News as a news publishing website from India. You are free to share this story via the various social media platforms and follow us on on; FacebookTwitterGoogle NewsGooglePinterest etc.

Ms Shweta Bhatnagar
Ms Shweta Bhatnagarhttps://www.storifynews.com/
Ms Shweta Bhatnagar is an Academician, Scientist and a storyteller. At present she is pursuing her research (PhD). She is a student of Computers and holds a Management degree. She has been in the government and education domain for more than 12 years. She has published research in National and International conferences. She is also a member of 'Writer's Association of India'. She recently joined Storify News as a content contributor and wants to share her knowledge through her writing skills with the readers.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe US

New York
clear sky
21.6 ° C
23.8 °
18.9 °
64 %
0 %
30 °
23 °
23 °
26 °
26 °


More like this

ISRO Successfully Launches Next-Gen Satellite, Key To India’s Satnav System

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) achieved...

Storifynews.com: India to Withdraw 2,000-Rupee Notes From Circulation

MUMBAI, May 19 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of...

Over 50 dead, 100 Hospitalized and 23,000 displaced by ethnic Violence in Manipur, India

Ethnic violence in Manipur, India has resulted in the...

2 Terrorists Killed In Kashmir’s Baramulla, 2nd Encounter In 24 Hours

According to police two terrorists were killed in Kreeri...