Cong asks CAG Rajiv Mehrishi to recuse himself from audit of Rafale deal, cites conflict of interest
"Another attack on the institution of GAG by the 'Institution wreckers' based on falsehood," Jaitley tweeted on Sunday.
"Defence ministry files are dealt with by Secretary (Expenditure) and Secretary (Economic affairs) has no role in expenditure files of the Defence ministry," Jaitley wrote on the micro-blogging platform.
The Congress on Sunday alleged that Mehrishi was 'implicit' in the Rafale fighter jets deal, and made a veiled threat to officials, saying those trying to show "loyalty" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi were being "watched.
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