Shah takes a dig at Gandhis, says family balm for intermediary Michel – Times of India

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NEW DELHI: Highlighting claims made by the Enforcement Directorate in the VVIP chopper deal case, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday alleged a “time-tested and deep friendship” between Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi with AgustaWestland intermediary Christian Michel, who is now in custody.

“Trials of the AgustaWestland case… the SOS of Christian Michel. Does anybody know why Christian Michel handed on the facts of questioning on Mrs Gandhi to his lawyer? Did he want them to be handed on to Mrs Gandhi herself? Why?” Shah said in a sequence of tweets.

Shah said Michel’s lawyer has admitted that the paper changed into certainly handed on to him. “He idea that it changed into a checklist of medicines, which can had been transparently given in spite of the entirety. Now we own heard of Zandu Balm and Tiger Balm however what is this ‘Household Balm’ that every intermediary wants?” Shah said taking a dig at the Gandhis.

The BJP chief tweeted: “Finally, what must be knowledgeable again and again again is the Congress background of Michel’s lawyer. The so-known as expulsion stays a SHAM. He stays the conduit between Michel and Mrs. Gandhi!”

He said in national curiosity, Michel’s lawyer “must characterize us in regards to the existence of paperwork of 2008, which make a reference to Mrs. Gandhi. Evidently, the friendship between Michel and one family in India is time-tested and deep”.

ED had knowledgeable a court docket that Michel had made references to “Mrs Gandhi” and the “son of the Italian Lady” all over interrogation. BJP alleged Michel handed on the facts of his questioning on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to his lawyer, Aljo Okay Joseph, who changed into expelled from Congress after he agreed to look as a counsel for the intermediary. CMs of BJP-dominated states and other prominent leaders of the celebration also held press conferences to dispute that the Gandhis had been linked to Michel.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said Congress is apprehensive after Michel confirmed that he had “bribed” Gandhis. “Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi must apologise to the nation for taking bribes in a deal bright national safety,” he said.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari thanked dilapidated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for instituting a probe in AgustaWestland deal, announcing revelations in the case own to this level introduced out the “accurate face” of Rahul and Sonia Gandhi.

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