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Khaira again accuses Channi of indulging in illegal mining

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Aam Aadmi Party MLA and the of Opposition in Punjab Assembly again accused of being involved in illegal sand today, a charge denied by the

"A contract in Malikpur in district was allotted to one of Ludhiana, who is the business partner and close associate of Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh, alias Honey," Khaira said here.

The accused Channi of acquiring contracts through his nephew Honey.

He further alleged that "black money" was being used for this purpose.

Khaira demanded that an inquiry be initiated in the case by a commission under a sitting or a retired

This is the second time that Khaira has made the allegations against Channi.

Meanwhile, Channi, in a statement here, reiterated that neither he nor any of his family members' have any stake in the mining business.

Reacting to the allegations levelled by Khaira, Channi said Khaira was making "baseless and false" allegations against him.

Channi dared Khaira to prove his allegations or face legal action.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 21:00 IST