New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Union Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced a culture of honesty in governance and no one who cheats India can hide anywhere in the world and escape. Also Read - Budget 2021: Will Govt Bring Cheer to Pandemic-hit Middle Class? A Look at Expectations This Year
His statement comes against the backdrop of Dubai-based businessman Rajeev Saxena and corporate aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar getting deported to India. They have been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate. Also Read - IND vs AUS, 4th Test: 'Proud' Rahane Falls Short of Words After Gabba Epic
In a series of tweets, Jaitley said “The UPA Skeletons are tumbling out by the day. Why did all Defence purchases need middlemen?”. Also Read - LIVE CRICKET SCORE Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 5 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: LIVE: Pant's Heroic Show Leads India to a Historic Win at Gabba
Saxena is wanted in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case while Talwar is wanted by the ED and the CBI in a case of allegedly misusing over Rs 90 crore taken through foreign funding route.
“No one who cheats INDIA can hide anywhere in the world and escape. INDIA’s Diplomatic strength and more civilised International procedures will get better of him.
“If the Prime Minister is honest, if he imposes a culture of honesty in governance, no person who cheats India will escape,” Jaitley said.
Jaitley is in the US for medical treatment.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.