AAP MLA’s aide despatched to 3-day police custody
Bathinda, February 17
AAP MLA from Bathinda Rural Amit Rattan Kotfatta’s shut aide Risham Garg was despatched to three-day police custody on Friday.
Garg was arrested with Rs 4 lakh bribe cash on the gate of Circuit Home right here by a Vigilance Bureau staff on Thursday night.
Audio recording launched
- Whereas the VB’s FIR mentioned the accused was the non-public PA of the MLA, the federal government’s FB web page on Friday evening talked about him as “a non-public individual”
- Upset over Vigilance not naming the MLA within the FIR, complainant Prithpal Kumar leaked an audio recording, allegedly of his dialog with the MLA, in public area
Garg was right this moment introduced within the court docket, the place he was despatched to police custody until February 20 for additional questioning within the case.
VB groups performed raid at Risham’s residence at Samana in Patiala.
This challenge has given ammunition to opposition events that are concentrating on the AAP authorities, claiming it was shielding the MLA.
In search of registration of case towards the MLA, Congress, SAD and BJP leaders right this moment met VB officers at Bathinda.
SSP, Vigilance Bureau, Bathinda, Harpal Singh mentioned whether or not the MLA had any function within the case or not can be recognized solely after the investigation.
Finance Minister Harpal Cheema, when questioned if the federal government was defending the celebration MLA from Bathinda Rural, by making his aide a scapegoat, replied in unfavorable.