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Govt looked other way when Nirav Modi slipped out of India :Cong

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today alleged that the NDA government was looking the other way when billionaire used his clout with the to slip out of the country and steal Rs 12,000 crore, drawing comparison with the case of liquor baron

State-owned yesterday said that it had detected a USD 1.77 billion (about Rs 11,400 crore) scam where allegedly acquired fraudulent letters of undertaking from a branch in to secure overseas credit from other Indian lenders.

"Guide to looting by Nirav Modi--1. Modi 2. Be seen with him in Use that clout to: A. Steal 12,000 crore B. Slip out of the country like Mallya, while the government looks the other way," tweeted.

communications in-charge Randeep Surejewala raised questions on whether had been tipped off following which he left the country.

"Who is Nirav Modi? The new #ModiScam? Was he tipped off like and to escape by someone within the government," he asked.

"Has it become the norm for letting people run away with public money? Who is responsible," Surjewala tweeted.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 14:50 IST