PMO directly involved in Rafale deal, PM is guilty: Rahul Gandhi

It is an open and shut case, Gandhi said, mounting a fresh attack on the government on the fighter jet deal following a media report.

Published: 08th February 2019 11:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2019 01:13 PM   |  A+A-

Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media as party General Secretary K C Venugopal and spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi look on during a press conference at AICC Office in New Delhi Friday Feb. 08 2019. (Photo | PTI)


NEW DELHI: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was directly involved in conducting negotiations with the French side on the Rafale deal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "guilty" in the scam.

It is an open and shut case, Gandhi said, mounting a fresh attack on the government on the fighter jet deal following a media report.

The government can use the law against everyone, including his brother-in-law Robert Vadra and former Union Finance minister P Chidambaram, but must answer questions on the Rafale deal, the Congress chief said.

He was responding to a question on the Enforcement Directorate interrogating his brother-in-law Robert Vadra in a money laundering case and the government's sanction to prosecute former finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX MEDIA case.

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  • Ram

    I am apalled at the media writing anything this raul vinci khan says. These are people out on bail
    1 year ago reply
    • D p parashar

      Because media is paid their price? Otherwise who will waist time to listen to the lies being told to nation
      1 year ago reply
  • C.J.Suresh

    As a descent politician rahul didnt pointed to a prime minister like this. he must be punished. democratic allowances not like this .
    1 year ago reply
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