Congress on Sunday demanded an urgent probe by the Election Commission (EC) into a mysterious box which was allegedly unloaded from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper in Chitradurga in Karnataka, on Tuesday.
"In Chitradurga, a big black box was unloaded from Prime Minister's helicopter. The box was loaded onto a private vehicle which was not a part of the SPG carcade and it sped away," former Union minister and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said at a press conference here.
Sharma said that the Congress demands an investigation in the matter by the poll body. "The EC should investigate the matter so that it can come to fore as to what was in the box," he demanded.
"When the PM, cabinet ministers go on election campaigns, EC officials check their vehicle," Sharma stated questioning whether "the rule does not apply to the PM".
"A mysterious box was unloaded from PM Modi's helicopter at Chitradurga yesterday and loaded into a private Innova which quickly sped away. The #ElectionCommission should enquire into what was in the box and to whom the vehicle belonged," Rao had tweeted on Saturday.
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