The Recovery Directorate today summoned Shiv Sena leader Yashwant Jadhav for questioning. The ED has clarified that citations have been issued to Jadhav for violating the Foreign Exchange Act. In this context, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has once again targeted Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. In a video released to the media, Somaiya has said that even Thackeray will be questioned in this case.
At a press conference in Pune yesterday, Somaiya had made serious accusations against former Maharashtra counter-terrorism chief Hemant Karkare. Who killed Hemant Karkare this time? Posing such a question, Gambhir Somaiya said that the businessmen associated with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray have a connection with the people connected to the murder of Hemant Karkare. The name of the same businessman was revealed today by Somaiya.
“ED has launched an investigation into Yashwant Jadhav. Corruption Rs crores money laundering. Pradhan Dealers shares were sold for Rs. He took Rs crores in his own account and sent them to Dubai, built a big property”, Somaiya said while making claims against Jadhav.Speaking further, “At the same time, (Jadhav) partnered with Bimal Agarwal in the bulletproof jacket scam. The beneficiary of this Bimal Agarwal is Shridhar Patankar. Patankar is the mother-in-law of Uddhav Thackeray. All of Patankar’s partner, Thackeray, will be questioned,” Somaiya said, suggesting that the thread of the case is reaching Thackeray’s family.
What did Somaiya say in Pune?
Speaking at a press conference in Pune on Tuesday, Somaiya said: “I say responsibly that Nawab Malik’s connections can reach Dawood Gang, while Uddhav Thackeray’s associates can reach Kasab. His connections are with the people who conspired against Kasab. Those who have business connections with Uddhav Thackeray and the Thackeray family have ties to those who killed Hemant Karkare,” it was alleged.
“Hemant Karkare was killed for two reasons. The killings were carried out by associates of Kasab and terrorists in Pakistan. However, Hemant Karkare died because his bulletproof vest was fake. Hemant Karkare died because his bulletproof vest was fake. The bulletproof vest it was supplied by Vimal Agarwal. He was questioned, committees were appointed. Vimal Agarwal has been arrested,” Kirit Somaiya said.
“The name of Vimal Agarwal, who was arrested in a fake bulletproof vest case, came to light when Yashwant Jadhav was attacked. Yashwant Jadhav is the ‘right-hand man’ of Uddhav Thackeray. Jadhav has amassed a fortune of Rs 1,000 crore Somaiya claimed.