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Centre using 'caged parrot' to silence critics: Delhi government

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday accused the central of using the "caged parrot" to "silence dissenters".

The remarks came after a (CBI) team questioned Health Minister Satyendar Jain's wife in connection with allegations of money laundering.

"Another day, another raid! now raids Minister Jain 's residence. Centre trying to silence dissenters via caged parrot," spokesperson Arunoday Prakash tweeted.

"BJP model: You make Mohalla Clinics, save money in projects, (provide) free medicines, tests and surgeries... We (the BJP) will keep troubling you with CBI, IT (Income Tax department), ED (Enforcement Directorate)," he added.

In April, the had registered a preliminary enquiry against Jain in connection with Rs 4.63 crore of money laundering in 2015-16. The had questioned the minister on June 1 and 2.

Last week, the visited Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's residence regarding alleged irregularities in a 'Talk to AK' social media campaign, prompting strong AAP reactions against the "raid".

The denied there was any raid or search at Sisodia's residence and said a team of officers went there to record his statement.

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