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Enough evidence to prosecute PM Modi in Rafale scam: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's Attack Came On A Day When The Government Said In The Supreme Court That Documents Related To The Rafale Fighter Jet Deal Have Been Stolen From The Defence Ministry.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 06 Mar 2019, 08:02:17 PM
Rahul Gandhi said reports of crucial Rafale files incriminating the prime minister is an obvious coverup. (File Photo: Twitter)

New Delhi :

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that there’s enough evidence to prosecute Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rafale ‘scam’. His remarks came hours after Centre told the Supreme Court that the documents related to the Rafale aircraft deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry. “There is now enough evidence to prosecute the PM in the #RafaleScam…The trail of corruption begins & ends with him (sic),” he tweeted.

Reports of crucial Rafale files incriminating the prime minister is an obvious coverup, he added. "That crucial Rafale files incriminating him are now reported “stolen” by the Govt, is a destruction of evidence & an obvious coverup," he tweeted. 

The Congress chief's attack came on a day when the government said in the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and threatened The Hindu newspaper with action under the Official Secrets Act for publishing articles based on them.

The Congress on Wednesday alleged corruption and malfeasance in the Rafale fighter jet deal and said the time has come to lodge an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"The corruption and malfeasance in Rafale deal is out in the open. PM Modi misused his office to give benefits to Dassault Aviation and caused loss to the public exchequer," Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told reporters.

"It is now crystal clear that blatant and massive corruption has taken place in the Rafale deal. It is undoubtedly established that Modi misused his office as Prime Minister to grant undue benefit to Dassault Aviation and caused a loss to public exchequer," he said. 

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First Published : 06 Mar 2019, 07:32:38 PM

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