New Delhi: The AAP on Saturday alleged that the arrest of its MLA Amanatullah Khan was a part of the BJP’s efforts to poach Arvind Kejriwal-led social gathering’s legislators and topple its authorities in Delhi beneath “Operation Lotus”. The Aam Aadmi Celebration legislator from Okhla was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Department on Friday in reference to alleged irregularities in Delhi Waqf Board recruitment, officers mentioned. Khan is the chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board. “Seems to be like they’re struggling so much in Gujarat,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned in a tweet in Hindi in an obvious assault on the BJP. He additionally anticipated the arrest of extra MLAs of his social gathering within the coming days.
पहले इन्होंने सत्येंद्र जैन को गिरफ़्तार किया। कोर्ट के बार बार पूछने पर भी ये कोई सबूत पेश नहीं कर पा रहे
फिर मनीष के घर रेड की, कुछ नहीं मिला
अब अमानतुल्लाह को गिरफ़्तार किया है, अभी और भी कई MLAs को गिरफ़्तार करेंगे
गुजरात में लगता है इन्हें तकलीफ़ बहुत ज़्यादा हो रही है https://t.co/oYYu8eMIAw
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 17, 2022
“First, they arrested (Delhi well being minister) Satyendar Jain. They aren’t in a position to current any proof regardless of the court docket repeatedly asking for it. Then, Manish’s residence was raided, nothing was discovered there. Now, Amanatullah has been arrested. Extra MLAs will now be arrested,” the AAP nationwide convenor mentioned in his tweet.
Reacting to Khan’s arrest, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accused the BJP of constant with its “Operation Lotus” to “break” AAP leaders away from the social gathering. “First, they arrested Satyendar Jain however there is no such thing as a proof towards him in court docket. They raided my residence. Nothing was discovered. Then they initiated a faux probe towards Kailash Gahlot, and now they’ve arrested Amanatullah Khan. Operation Lotus continues to interrupt every chief of AAP,” Sisodia mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
पहले इन्होंने सत्येंद्र जैन को गिरफ्तार किया, पर कोर्ट में उनके खिलाफ कोई सबूत नहीं है।
इन्होंने मेरे घर पर रेड डाली। कुछ नही मिला।
फिर कैलाश गहलोत के खिलाफ एक फर्जी जांच शुरू की, और अब अमानतुल्लाह खान को गिरफ्तार किया है।
AAP के हरेक नेता को तोड़ने के लिए ऑपरेशन लोटस जारी है https://t.co/XeLYYFz6VS
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) September 17, 2022
Earlier, AAP leaders had alleged that the BJP was making an attempt to poach social gathering MLAs and providing Rs 20 crore every to topple the Arvind Kejriwal authorities in Delhi.
Kejriwal had introduced a confidence movement within the Delhi Meeting final month to show that every one AAP MLAs have been with him and assert that “Operation Lotus” had failed within the capital.
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The AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj lashed out on the BJP over Khan’s arrest and accused the Anti-Corruption Department of “planting” deceptive information within the media concerning the Waqf Board chairman on the behest of the saffron social gathering.