The Karnataka legislator however refuted the allegation and termed it a "total conspiracy."
"This is a total conspiracy against me. My heart is clean," he said.
"I welcome state govt's decision to constitute an SIT, apart from it I've suggested the CM refer the case to CBI for speedy progress, Baig added.
The man in the purported clip that surfaced on social media threatened to commit suicide claiming that he is "tired of bribing corrupt politicians and bureaucrats".
"These things started happening the day I started attacking the leadership," said Baig.
The Karnataka legislator has recently said that the Congress party will get into trouble if the state leadership is not changed. The Congress-JD (S) coalition in the state suffered a setback in the recent general elections .
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