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PM scared of probe into Rafale deal, says Rahul

IANS  |  Karandighi (West Bengal) 

on Wednesday claimed that was not able to deliver his speeches properly as he was worried about going to jail, since the opposition party raised the "issue".

"Have you seen the appearance of the 'Chowkidar'? His face has been worn out. He is not able to look the countrymen in the eye. He is not able to deliver his speeches properly. The Chowkidar is scared because he is a thief," Gandhi said here in a veiled reference to Modi.

"He is worried that the has caught him on the issue. He is worried that he would go to jail if it's investigated," said the while addressing a rally here, North Dinajpur district of West Bengal, in support of party candidate She is contesting the Raiganj Lok Sabha seat.

Stating the Congress is fighting a pitched battle with the BJP across the country, Gandhi said they would defeat Modi in the and punish everyone involved in the scam.

"After elections, there will be an inquiry into the Rafale fighter jet deal and all those who stole the money will be punished. No one will be spared," the Congress said.

Referring to the order to review the Rafale deal, Gandhi said no one would get away and said the would also get the justice once the probe happens.

The has said it will examine the secret documents while considering petitions asking for a review of its order giving the government a clean chit on the deal.



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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 21:20 IST