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BJP supporting corruption, defrauders: AAP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A day after a massive $1.8 billion fraud by was unearthed by in its branch, the on Thursday attacked the BJP-led central government saying it ignored complaints against the top

The also alleged that the (BJP) was "benefiting big and defrauders like Lalit Modi, and and its leaders were involved in the scams done by these people".

told a that was supporting corruption.

"It is a very serious issue, the Centre should have an answer on this," he said.

Earlier in the day, the launched a nationwide raid on the offices, showrooms and workshops of

leader said whistle-blower named had written to the on July 26, 2016, on "banking fraud" by Nirav Modi but "no action was taken".

He also noted that Nirav Modi was part of a delegation travelling with Modi to in January despite the complaint against him and a letter received by the from the PNB seeking to alert the government that there was a huge scam and Nirav Modi might flee.

"Is the employee the only accused? Their (BJP's) leaders are involved in it? Modi junior (Nirav Modi) and Modi senior (Narendra Modi) certainly have a connection," he alleged.

Citing the cases of and Nirav Modi, Chadha said: "In a country with experienced agencies, why have we not been able to track down such criminals."

He then criticised the FRDI bill, saying it would affect the account holders of banks that have been cheated by "defrauders like Nirav and Mallya".



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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 19:08 IST