Delhi Liquor Scam: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was called for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday (April 16) in connection with the alleged Delhi Liquor Scam. has called. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused it of vendetta politics. At the same time, the investigating agency has claimed to have evidence against the Chief Minister of Delhi. CBI says summons has been issued on the basis of evidence.
According to the recently filed charge sheet by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), Arvind Kejriwal spoke on Facetime with Sameer Mahendru, a liquor baron and the main accused in the excise policy scam. In this conversation, he asked to trust the party’s communication in-charge Vijay Nair. The ED says that during interrogation on November 12 and November 15 last year, Sameer Mahendru had told officials that Vijay Nair had arranged his meeting with Arvind Kejriwal, but the talks did not materialize.
The conspiracy was hatched by Sameer and Vijay Nair
According to the ED, after this Nair allegedly connected Mahendru and Kejriwal on a FaceTime video call. Arvind Kejriwal tells Sameer that Vijay Nair is his man and he can trust him. Nair is one of the accused in the case. Sameer Mahendroo and Vijay Nair allegedly conspired with others in the Delhi liquor policy scam, says probe agency.
CBI has evidence against Kejriwal
According to the ED, Sameer Mahendru was working closely with Vijay Nair and was part of several meetings with politicians and liquor barons. The ED had also informed that Kejriwal had met Maguntha Srinivasalu Reddy, an MP from Andhra Pradesh, in connection with the liquor business in the national capital. At the same time, two key witnesses told the CBI that in the presence of Arvind Kejriwal, the draft copy of the excise policy was given to the excise officer and later implemented.
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