Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that he has been knowledgeable by sources that the Enforcement Department or ED, which investigates monetary crimes, could arrest his cupboard minister Satyendar Jain to assist the BJP in subsequent month’s Punjab elections.
However, he mentioned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders and staff don’t concern these companies as they’ve carried out nothing mistaken. Mr Jain, who’s in Punjab for the state elections, added, “We will not step back because of all this. We are ready to fight the election.”
“From our sources, we have got to know that right before Punjab polls, in the coming few days, the ED is going to arrest (Delhi Health and Home Minister) Satyendar Jain. They are most welcome. Previously too, the center had conducted raids on Satyendar Jain but got nothing,” Mr Kejriwal mentioned, addressing the media.
He alleged that every time the BJP realizes that it’s dropping, it orders central companies to needle its opponents. “Since there are elections, raids and arrests will be made. We do not fear such raids. We won’t be rattled like Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi because unlike him we have done nothing wrong,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that he, his deputy Manish Sisodia, Mr Jain had been raided previously and likewise the AAP’s 21 MLAs have been arrested however they obtained nothing.
Separately, Mr Jain additionally attacked the BJP-controlled central authorities and mentioned he was able to be arrested.
“They are welcome to come whenever they want. Even before this, they have raided me twice but all in vain,” he mentioned.
“This is all politics and last time they did it during the Punjab elections also. ED, CBI all are welcome. I am ready, if they want to arrest me, they can arrest me,” he mentioned.
Punjab will vote on February 20 with outcomes on March 10. The AAP is likely one of the foremost contenders in opposition to the ruling Congress.