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” among 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 among him & his Bhai, PM Modi. Both have looted India and are called Modi. Both refuse to answer any questions. Both agree with they are above the law. Both will face justice,” the Congress chief tweeted.
In a video published using the Telegraph newspaper, Nirav Modi may be seen sporting a take care of-bar mustache and sporting an Ostrich Hide jacket, anticipated to fee 10,000 pounds.
On being accosted using newshounds and wondered on 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 in Punjab National Bank (PNB) rip-off. They both left India earlier than the information of the fraud got here to light in January 2018.
The Congress slammed the authorities on Saturday 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 in energy and that the Narendra Modi authorities detected and exposed it.