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Modi's 'Rafale fear' behind plum post offer to Sikri: Rahul

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on Sunday charged with destroying key institutions to cover up the "Rafale scam" following reports of A.K. Sikri, who sided with the government to remove Alok Verma, being nominated to the

According to sources, Justice Sikri was nominated by the to the prestigious post of President/ Member of the London-based Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).

CSAT is the final adjudicator of disputes arising out of contracts entered into by or on behalf of the After reports of his nomination emerged, Justice Sikri declined his "consent" for the post.

Reacting to the development, Gandhi tweeted: "When the scales of justice are tampered with, anarchy reigns."

"This will stop at nothing, stoop to anything and destroy everything, to cover up the Rafale Scam. He's driven by fear. It's this fear that is making him corrupt and destroy key institutions," said Gandhi tagging a media report about the post-retirement offer to the

Sikri was part of the including and of in Mallikarjun Kharge that on Thursday decided 2:1 to remove chief Verma from the post. Kharge gave a dissenting note and opposed Verma's ouster.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 22:00 IST
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