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Another attack on CAG by the institution wrecker: Jaitley hits out at Sibal

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Jaitley hit out at over the comments made by the latter on (CAG) at a press conference earlier today.

Sibal alleged that Mehrishi, who was the at the time when the deal was inked, was "complicit" and trying to protect the NDA government.

"Another attack on the institution of GAG by the 'Institution wreckers' based on falsehood," Jaitley tweeted on Sunday.

"After ten years in Government former UPA ministers still don't know that is only a designation given to the senior-most in the finance ministry," read another tweet.

"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 on Sunday alleged that Mehrishi was 'implicit' in the fighter jets deal, and made a veiled threat to officials, saying those trying to show "loyalty" to were being "watched.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 19:24 IST