Recent discoveries in Gold smuggling case in Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday pointed to “needles of suspicion” at Prime Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his family, accusing the prime minister of obstructing the investigation into the scandal, which it described as “extremely serious”.
With opposition parties in Kerala protesting to demand his resignation, the prime minister has come under fire since the defendant in the case, Swapna Suresh, claimed he took currency from the country with the help of a diplomat from the UAE consulate in Thiruvananthapuram in 2016.
Passengers inside a plane protest against Pinarayi Vijayan, and ask him to resign. This strange pattern of protest is probably the first of its kind that India has witnessed. Judging by the audience’s anger, the corrupt CM had better resign now.#GoldSmugglingCase #Pinarayi Vijayan pic.twitter.com/3qvz7UTYNY
– Pratheesh Viswanath (@pratheesh_Hind) June 13, 2022
At a press conference at the party’s headquarters in New Delhi on Monday, BJP leader and Union Minister Rajiv Chandrasekhar said shortly after the fraud was exposed in 2020, Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue had “serious repercussions” for the party. Nation. He said Vijayan demanded that the center conduct an investigation into the scandal and even offered to help his government “expose every link”. “But now he is using state police to block central agencies that have the expertise to investigate the case,” Chandrasekhar said.
Fifth Union Minister Muralidaran asked Vijayan to act peacefully and ensure a free and impartial investigation.
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Vijayan denied the reports, calling them “propaganda”.