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Centre's sanction to prosecute Satyendar Jain exposes 'misdeeds' of AAP govt: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

BJP Thursday day said the Centre's decision to prosecute exposes "lies and misdeeds" of

He demanded that Jain should be sent behind bars for facing serious "corruption" charges.

"The truth is coming to the fore now. Kejriwal is misusing his post of Decision to prosecute Jain exposes lies and misdeeds of government," said.

The Centre has granted sanction to the CBI to prosecute Health in a case related to alleged possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, officials said Thursday.

The CBI has claimed that Jain allegedly purchased 200 bighas of agricultural land in the names of companies controlled by him in during lasts five years and "laundered black money" to the tune of several crore of rupees.

said and his party will be punished by Delhi people for its "corruption".

said the prosecution of Jain will pave way for the fall of

"We hope Jain will be soon behind the bars and Kejriwal government will come to an end," he said.

The (AAP) government, which has strained ties with the BJP-led central government, reacted strongly with claiming the case was registered against Jain as he was working for the regularisation of the city's unauthorised colonies.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 21:50 IST