Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday dared All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi to clarify regarding the summons of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi police issued to PCC chief Niranjan Patnaik and his son Navjyoti Patnik in a fraud case.
“There has been fraud of whopping Rs 30 crore in which PCC chief and his son, are involved. The Economic Offences Wing has already sent the notice to them. It might have reached them by now. Congress head should clarify in the public meeting he will address here today,” Pradhan told a section of Media.
Alleging that the Congress is responsible for the State’s underdevelopment as it ruled the country and the State for many years, Pradhan has also called upon Gandhi to clarify in this regard.
It may be noted that a nation news agency had yesterday tweeted that the Economic Offence Wing of the Delhi Police has summoned Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee chief Niranjan Patnaik and his son Navjyoti Patnaik in a fraud case in connection with Vavasi Telecom Pvt Ltd.
However, the PCC chief, in his reaction has stated that he has not received any notice and he his transparent.