New Delhi, May 31: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action against Defence Ministry officials for allegedly receiving kickbacks of Rs 17.5 crore in purchase of spares for the IAF’s An-32 transport aircraft.
Gandhi said in a tweet “Ministry Of Defence, India (MODI) officials, accused of making millions of dollars in kickbacks via Dubai by Ukrainian government in An-32 deal. Modiji, as our self proclaimed chokidar, I urge you to take immediate action against your corrupt MODI officials”.
Ministry Of Defence, India (MODI) officials, accused of making millions of $'s in kickbacks via Dubai by Ukrainian Govt. in AN32 deal.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 31, 2018
The Congress Chief attached a report by The Indian Express which said that Ukraine is probing the alleged kickbacks in India’s purchase of spares for military transport aircraft An-32 in which its anti-corruption bureau suspects involvement of Indian Defence Ministry officials.