“In the event that they attempt to hamper progress of the continuing investigation by submitting a police case towards ED officers, it clearly exhibits what’s troubling them.
“… they’re unable to reply questions raised by these officers”, the union minister of state for Finance and Company Affairs instructed reporters right here.
Kerala police had registered the case towards ED officers for allegedly forcing Swapna Suresh, key accused within the gold smuggling case, to provide statements towards Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
The case was registered beneath numerous sections of the IPC after Sureshwas questioned by ED on August 12 and 13 final 12 months and was allegedly compelled to provide false statements towards the chief minister with a view to create pretend proof.
Thakur, who’s in Kerala for campaigning for the BJP-NDA candidates within the April 6 meeting polls, demanded to know on whose directions police had filed the case.
“Corruption is the hallmark of the Left authorities, he stated including the bigger query at this juncture is, who’s afraid ?.
The officers will convey out names after the probe, however individuals of Kerala are conscious of these concerned within the case.
Have been senior officers, ministers concerned ? or are they apprehending that extra such corruption instances will come tumbling out in future?”, he requested.
Suresh, a former worker of the UAE consulate right here, is the prime accused within the case referring to the smuggling of gold price 30 kg of gold price Rs 14.82 crore in a diplomatic baggage and now beneath judicial custody since her arrest.
Thakur additionally listed numerous central initiatives, together with ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’, one of many largest monetary inclusion scheme and ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’,which goals to make sure entry of piped water for each family in India.