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Modi acting like don: Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Terming the (ED) "raids" on the premises of Skylight Hospitality as "political vendetta", the on Friday accused of acting like a "don" and "persecuting and hounding everyone opposed to him".

According to sources, premises of some persons linked to the firms of Vadra - of - were searched in connection with alleged commission received by few people in defence deals.

said the ED, besides raiding Vadra's office in the national capital, also carried out searches in residence of his associate, his sister and her in-laws in Noida (Uttar Pradesh), without any

"of revenge and malicious vendetta has today reached its nadir. is acting like a don lording over a criminal empire to persecute and hound everyone opposed to him," Surjewala told the media here.

He said was "unnerved" by the "sure shot defeat" in Assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Telangana and and the raids were aimed at diverting the narrative.

"in last 54 months has let loose a criminal conspiracy to vilify, denigrate and malign Vadra to settle political scores. As all else failed, has unleashed all its agencies including ED, and to victimize Vadra in an utterly mala fide manner," alleged Surjewala.

The ED action comes two days after Vadra on Wednesday had alleged "relentless political witch-hunt" against him after the agency served him fresh summons.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:48 IST
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