AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case: extended hand of Congress protecting Christian Michel, says BJP

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra: “The Congress is entirely rattled after the extradition of Christian Michel and own despatched their workforce to protect him within the courtroom”. File photograph
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The salvage together phrases the removal of the middlemen’s counsel Aljo Ok. Joseph as a “drama”.

The Bharatiya Janata Occasion on Thursday accused the Congress of defending British national Christian Michel in a CBI courtroom within the ₹three,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case and described removal of his counsel Aljo Ok. Joseph from the salvage together as “drama”.“In addition to Joseph, there are two other lawyers of Christian Michel. They’re Vishnu Shankar who is the son of a Kerala Congress leader and Sriram Parakkat who has been an NSUI member. All three own worked below broad Congress lawyers take care of Salman Khurshid and Kapil Sibal,” Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) Spokesperson Sambit Patra informed a press convention.He said the Congress is entirely “rattled” after the extradition of Michel and own despatched their workforce to protect Michel within the courtroom.“The extended hand of Congress is keeping Michel. Here is now not any longer a self design nonetheless a calculated plod by the Congress to supply protection to Michel,” he said.The BJP leader said the Congress’ plod was once a signal to the probe agencies that the salvage together stands “rock solid” at the relief of Christian Michel.Calling the removal of Joseph from the salvage together as a “drama”, Mr. Patra claimed the head Congress leaders were having sleepless nights after Michel was once extradited from Dubai.“The Congress went to the masks of weeding out Joseph from the salvage together. Here is the actual face of the Congress. While there is a family internal the Congress which is having sleepless nights, the identical family has appointed its own pointsman to protect Michel,” he said.He said the Congress has performed such “drama” within the past by weeding out Mani Shankar Aiyer and Sandeep Dixit.The Congress expelled Joseph on Wednesday after a controversy erupted over his representation within the AgustaWestland chopper deal case.“Later they were promoted to senior posts within the salvage together. Sibal regarded within the Ram temple case and withdrew from it after a controversy. In Kerala lottery case, Abhishek Manu Singhvi earlier regarded and later withdrew himself. But within the case of Joseph, they did now not interrogate him to withdraw from the case. As an different, they removed him from the salvage together which is nothing much less than a drama,” he said.Sandeep Dikshit, on the opposite hand said that Patra’s divulge was once a blatant lie.“No such part came about. I give him 24 hours to apologise or else I will send a acceptable gaze,” he said.