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No one involved in PNB fraud case will be spared: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Under attack from the over a Rs 11,400 scam Nirav Modi, the BJP today said no one involved in the PNB case would be spared and the investigation was proceeding at a rapid pace.

also clarified that was not part of the delegation to led by and had reached there on his own.

Addressing a press conference at the party office, he rejected the Congress' allegation that the had a private meeting with

The said the tax payer's money would not be allowed to go waste.

"I wish to make it very clear on the behalf of the government that no one who has sought to derail shall be spared, regardless of any individual's stature and status," Prasad told reporters.

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

Accusing the government of doing nothing doing nothing to stop "independent India's biggest bank fraud" despite being informed of it, the today released a picture of Nirav Modi with the business delegation accompanying the to at the meet last month.

The party also released a copy of a complaint by a resident Hari Prasad, seeking early action against Nirav Modi and his business partner Mehul Choksi, that it said was acknowledged by the on July 26, 2016.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:45 IST