Welcoming a central company probe into allegations of corruption in Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik immediately mentioned that he had knowledgeable Prime Minister Narendra Modi a few Rs 300 crore bribe provided to him to clear two recordsdata whereas he was the Governor of the erstwhile state. “The PM supported me saying there ought to be no compromise on corruption,” he mentioned.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had late final month initiated a probe into the allegations made by Satya Pal Malik after the Jammu and Kashmir administration approached the central probe company.
“Two recordsdata had come for my consideration. One of many secretaries informed me that if I approve these, I can get Rs 150 crore for every. I turned down the provide saying that I had introduced 5 kurta pyjamas to Kashmir and can simply return with them,” Mr Malik had mentioned on October 17 final 12 months at a operate in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu.
The bribes had been provided by individuals near PM Modi, he had claimed, including that one was linked to the BJP’s ideological mum or dad RSS and the opposite to one among India’s prime industrialists.
At present, Mr Malik mentioned that he wasn’t straight provided the bribes however has information of all those that had been concerned. He added that he’s conscious of extra individuals who had been concerned and he’ll reveal their names in the course of the investigation.
“I had cancelled each the offers. There isn’t any investigation towards me,” he mentioned, asserting that there have been false rumours that his involvement may also be investigated.
On hypothesis that he’s additionally being focused as he publicly supported the farmers’ protests towards the federal government, he mentioned that he’s able to be investigated by the CBI and would the truth is give extra data to assist the investigation.
“I’m not afraid and can maintain elevating my voice for farmers. I cannot be intimidated and can combat,” Mr Malik mentioned, including that he’ll maintain engaged on farmers’ points after his retirement.
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