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Kejriwal calls Mallya's claims on meeting Jaitley 'absolutely shocking'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Wednesday described as "absolutely shocking" the revelation by fugitive liquor baron that he met Jaitley before leaving

In a series of tweets, Kejriwal asked, "Why did the hide this information till now?"

"Absolutely shocking,"

"PM Modi meets Neerav Modi before he flees the country. FM meets before he flees What transpired in these meetings? People want to know (sic)," Kejriwal said.

The 62-year-old former boss told reporters in that he met the minister and offered to settle with the banks.

"I left because I had a scheduled meeting in Before leaving I met the minister and offered to settle (the issue with the banks), Mallya said, without naming the minister.

Jaitley rubbished Mallya's statement, saying he never gave him an appointment since 2014 but the liquor baron misused his position as to accost him in Parliament.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 19:25 IST