Satyendra Jain is innocent, all this is a big controversy which I will expose on Friday: Arvind Kejriwal

By: | Published: September 27, 2016 11:37 AM

Delhi Health minister Satyendra Jain has come under the Income Tax scanner for allegedly indulging in hawala transfer of nearly Rs 17 crore. Regarding which, the IT department has asked Jain to appear before October 4.

kejriwal-pti-LKejriwal on Tuesday tweeted, ” I summoned Satinder this morning. Saw all papers. He is innocent and is being framed. If he were guilty, we would have thrown him out. We stand by him.”

In a blow to the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has come under the Income Tax scanner for an alleged hawala transfer. Criticising the move, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that cases filed against AAP ministers and the recent FIR filed against him are a “big controversy,” regarding which he will make a revelation in the Delhi Assembly on Friday.

Kejriwal on Tuesday tweeted, ” I summoned Satinder this morning. Saw all papers. He is innocent and is being framed. If he were guilty, we would have thrown him out. We stand by him.”

He added, that the recent “false cases gainst AAP MLAs and ministers,” FIR against him and a CBI raid are all a “controversy” which he shall expose on Friday in the Delhi Assembly.

According to the Income Tax department, four companies of Jain have illegally transferred Rs 17 crore while he received cheques issued to these companies. He is alleged to have used that money to buy properties near unauthorised colonies. Four companies belonging to Jain are under I-T scanner are – Indo metal impax, Akinchan developers Pvt Ltd, Paryas Info solution and Manglyatan projects

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