Manish Sisodia questions Arun Jaitley s remarks on CBI

India succeeded in containing attack

The CBI raids at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office have raised questions of both legality and constitutional propriety. "When Modi cudn't handle me politically, he resorts to this cowardice".

On Tuesday morning, Kejriwal tweeted: "Modi is a coward and a psychopath".

Foreign currency worth over Rs three lakh has been recovered by the sleuths of CBI from the premises of a senior bureaucrat, Rajendra Kumar of Delhi Government, sources said. "If the raid was not about the chief minister's present term, why was the register seized?", Sisodia asked. "It is a black day for India's democracy", said AAP Spokesperson Raghav Chadha. However, the national investigating agency later clarified that it was not his office, but the office of his Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar. Mr Kumar was accused of corruption in the purchase of computers and favouring a company in the tender process. (Rajender Kumar is just an excuse, Kejriwal is the target).

Legal experts say it would be "unfortunate" if Mr. Kejriwal's allegation that the CBI raiding team entered his chambers and rummaged through his papers is proved true. Files of CM office are being looked into. "I am shocked. Why are they doing this?" Kejriwal said his government had set up an inquiry committee to probe alleged irregularities in DDCA which had submitted its report. The AAP chief in a stern warning to Modi also thundered that he is not going to be cowed down by any CBI raid.

The CBI said the searches had nothing to do with Kejriwal or his tenure and that the graft case against the officer also pertained to his past.

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