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PNB fraud: Speak up, don't act like the guilty, Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi further went on to claim that PM Modi has robbed the country

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi

In yet another attacking tweet, on Sunday asked to "speak up" on the multi-crore PNB fraud case that involved billionaire Nirav Modi.

Taking on to Twitter, Rahul said, "PM Modi tells kids how to pass exams for two hours but won't speak for two minutes on the 22,000 crore banking scam," while referring to Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' event.

He further questioned for avoiding to give a clarification on this issue.

He said, "Mr Jaitley is in hiding".

He accused the entire government of not owning up to their responsibility and acting guilty.

"Stop behaving as if you're guilty! Speak up," he added.

He further went on to claim that PM Modi has robbed the country.

On Saturday, had told ANI that PNB scam could not have taken place without the involvement of the government officials and demanded an answer from the

A political blame game has been going between the and ever since the PNB involving Nirav Modi came to forth.

The PNB detected a Rs 114 billion scam in which Nirav Modi acquired fraudulent letters of undertaking from one of its branches for overseas credit from other Indian lenders.

The scam was started in 2011 and was detected in the third week of January this year, after which the PNB officials reported it to the concerned agencies.

The has been alleging that the fraud took place under the "nose of Modi government" while has been stating that it happened during UPA regime.

First Published: Sun, February 18 2018. 17:31 IST