New Delhi: Senior journalists took to Twitter to call Kejriwal’s bluff as the Delhi Chief Minister lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him a “coward and psychopath” following the alleged CBI raid ‘in his office’ over corruption charges against his secretary.
Targeting secretary Rajendra Kumar, CBI officials swooped on Kejriwal’s office at the Delhi Secretariat over a 2002 corruption case, triggering a string of angry responses from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader who took office in February 2015, seizing Rs 2.4 lakh and documents related to three immovable properties from Kumar’s official residence.
While Finance Minister Arun Jaitley denied CBI raided Kejriwal saying the target was the officer who was attached to his office, the AAP called this a lie.
CBI lying. My own office raided. Files of CM office are being looked into. Let Modi say which file he wants?
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 15, 2015
Before long the senior journalists took to social media exposing Kejriwal’s bluff over ‘politicizing’ the issue.
Here are the top five tweets:
Arvind presents Rajendar as epitome of honesty. CBI finds incriminating evidence. Better to allow courts to judge instead of politicising.
— Rahul Kanwal (@rahulkanwal) December 15, 2015
Del CM @ArvindKejriwal was hailed as `Crusader agnst corruption'. Why protest raid on offr CBI probing for graft after taking search warrant
— GAURAV C SAWANT (@gauravcsawant) December 15, 2015
— Tavleen Singh (@tavleen_singh) December 15, 2015
— Minhaz Merchant (@minhazmerchant) December 15, 2015
*Herald Case* "I'm Indira's bahu!" + *Kejriwal gives gaalis* "Indira never feared law" ================ There's an admission here somewhere.
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) December 15, 2015