New Delhi, Feb 24: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an alleged Rs 390-crore banking fraud, involving a Delhi-based jeweller, saying like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, this promoter has also disappeared while the government looked the other way.
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said “Under Modiji’s ‘Jan-Dhan Loot Yojana’, another scam! 390 crore, involving a Delhi-based jeweller. Same Modus operandi as Nirav Modi. Fake LOUs”.
“Predictably, like Mallya and Nirav, this promoter too has disappeared while the Govt looked the other way,” he added with hashtag #ModiRobsIndia.
Under Modi Ji's "Jan Dhan Loot Yojana", another scam!
390 Cr., involving a Delhi based jeweller. Same Modus operandi as Nirav Modi. Fake LOU's.
Predictably, like Mallya and Nirav, this promoter too has disappeared while the Govt looked the other way.#ModiRobsIndia
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 24, 2018
Three fresh cases of financial fraud have come to light after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed cases against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his business associate Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank fraud.
On Thursday, the CBI registered a case against diamond jewellery exporting firm Dwarka Das Seth International for an alleged bank loan fraud to the tune of Rs 389.85 crore on the Oriental Bank of Commerce.
The CBI on Wednesday filed a case against businessman Amit Singla and others on a complaint of Bank of Maharashtra for securing a loan on false representation by forging documents and its criminal misappropriation and use
Meanwhile, on the same day the probe agency filed a case against Inder Chand Chundawat, then Senior Branch Manager in Punjab National Bank’s Barmer office, for abuse of official position.