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Rahul blames Modi for diluting CBI's 'detain' notice on Mallya

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Stepping up his attack against the government, on Friday alleged that it was "inconceivable" that the CBI, which reports to Narendra Modi, would have diluted without his approval the look out notice against fugitive liquor baron

"Mallya's great escape was aided by the CBI quietly changing the "detain" notice for him, to "inform". The CBI reports directly to the It is inconceivable that the CBI, in such a high profile, controversial case, would change a lookout notice without the approval of the Prime Minister," Gandhi tweeted.

His remarks came a day after he accused of "colluding" with Mallya to help him flee the country and demanded his resignation.

He asked why had Jaitley not informed the investigative agencies about his meeting with the of now-defunct

Mallya, who left on March 2, 2016, faces charges of defrauding banks to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore.



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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 14:12 IST