Money laundering: Congress leader Sibal accuses Modi and BJP for looting people
NEW DELHI: As the days are near to the elections in India, the veteran leader of Congress Kapil Sibal had lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the incumbent government working under Narendra Modi for its alleged involvement in a money laundering.
Speaking at the presser, Sibal accused the Modi led government and unearthed this to all that huge quantity of currency notes, the value of which was worth thousands of crores were deliberately printed outside India and then brought back in the country.
Sibal told the media persons that “Demonetisation is the biggest scam in the history of India.”
“Current notes (issued after the old Rs 500/100 notes were demonetised in November 2016) were printed abroad and transported into India and there can be nothing more anti-national than this”, he said further.
As per the report published in The Hindu, Modi’s led party palyed a vital role in money laundering during the demonetization drive in 2016.
Congress leader also played two video clips during the press briefing related to his massive accusations against BJP.
In the first video pertaining to a sting operation, Indian intelligence official said BJP’s top leadership was involved in the money laundering and that then officials from more than 20 departments were involved in the entire process of money exchange from scratch.
While, the second video showed that the government official can be seen carrying out the exchange of old currency for new ones.
The Congress leader said that all the names mentioned in the clip were in the public domain and could be independently verified by the agencies, according to Hindustan Times report.
“The video shows the exchange of demonetized notes with the new ones in a government warehouse in Maharashtra,” Sibal added.