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‘He Is A Prisoner Of His Own Lies’, Rahul Gandhi Launches Attack On PM Modi

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| January 11 , 2019 , 11:49 IST

The removal of CBI Director Alok Verma by a high-powered selection committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi set off a political storm on Thursday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleged the Modi-led BJP government that sacking CBI chief Alok Verma twice in a row clearly shows that PM Modi is a “prisoner of his own lies” and that “fear is now rampaging through” his mind.

Rahul took to his Twitter account and said, "Fear is now rampaging through Modi’s mind. He can’t sleep. He stole 30,000Cr from the IAF and gave it to Anil Ambani. Sacking the CBI Chief #AlokVerma twice in a row, clearly shows that he is now a prisoner of his own lies."

According to media reports, Senior party leader Anand Sharma said that the “disturbing developments” have further dented the CBI as an institution and as an organization “which in any case has been deliberately wrecked by the Prime Minister, the PMO and the BJP government.”

Sharma further said, “They are uncomfortable with an independent CBI, with the authority under the law, to investigate or probe any matter, any person in high authority and to act according to the law for any act of omission, commission or irregularity."

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"The Supreme Court restores the CBI director and the Prime Minister, who apparently is in panic, disposes of the director again. If there was nothing to hide, if the Prime Minister is not worried over any matter, then the CBI director should have been allowed to complete his charge.”