On Saturday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcing that the current video of the PNB scam accused Nirav Modi inside the UK indicates an “uncanny similarity” between the two as each “considers they are above the law.”
Gandhi’s jibe got here after a UK media record claimed that Nirav Modi, desired in India inside the Rs thirteen 500 crore PNB fraud case, resided openly in a swanky 8-million pound rental in London’s West End and is walking a new diamond business just yards away.
“The video of fugitive #NiravModi in London suggests an uncanny similarity between him & his Bhai, PM Modi. Both have looted India and are called Modi. Both refuse to answer any questions. Both agree that they are above the law. Both will face justice,” the Congress chief tweeted.
In a video published in the Telegraph newspaper, Nirav Modi may be seen sporting a take care-of-bar mustache and an Ostrich Hide jacket, which is anticipated to cost 10,000 pounds.
On being accosted using newshounds and wondering about numerous troubles, including whether or not he had carried out for political asylum in Britain and what he had to mention about the expenses in opposition to him, Nirav Modi spoke back with a curt: “No comment.”
Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are the principal accused of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) rip-off. They both left India earlier than the fraud information got to light in January 2018.
On Saturday, the Congress slammed the authorities over the media report, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of going for walks, a “fraudster settlement yojana” for such fugitives.
The opposition birthday party additionally alleged that fugitives had looted Rs 1 lakh crore from Indian banks; however, now, not even one in every one of them has been caught in 5 years of the Modi authorities.
The ruling BJP hit again, pronouncing Nirav Modi started his fraud in 2011 when the UPA dispensation became energy, and the Narendra Modi authorities detected and exposed it.