PUNE: Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday stated the allegations made by suspended police officer Sachin Waze against him in a letter had been utterly false and he had neither met the cop nor spoken to him ever.
Pawar known as for an inquiry into the allegations to make issues crystal clear.
His remarks come a day after Waze claimed in his letter that he was approached by one Darshan Ghodawat, who launched himself as a “very close circle person” of junior Pawar, and insisted him (Waze) to gather a month-to-month quantity of Rs 100 crore from unlawful gutka sellers.
“I laughed when I saw my name in the letter. I never met him (Waze), nor I have spoken to him ever. Everyone knows my strict working style…So conduct an inquiry,” Pawar advised reporters.
“Let there be an inquiry and there will be ‘doodh ka dhoodh, pani ka pani’ (things will become crystal clear),” he stated, including that the allegations made in the letter had been utterly false.
He was talking on the sidelines of campaigning for the upcoming bypoll for the Pandharpur-Mangalvedha meeting constituency.
Waze, who was reinstated in the police drive final 12 months, made the sensational declare in a letter which he tried to submit earlier than a particular NIA courtroom in Mumbai on Wednesday. However, particular decide PR Sitre refused to take his letter on document.
Waze, an accused in the case of an explosives-laden automotive discovered close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence in south Mumbai and the loss of life of businessman Mansukh Hiran, is at the moment in the National Investigation Agency‘s custody.
Pawar added that an try to destabilise the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities was on.
“For the last three days, it has been going on that another wicket will fall (another minister will resign). I do not understand how these people can know such things in advance,” he stated.
When requested in regards to the blame recreation that is happening between Centre and the state over the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, Pawar stated the state isn’t getting sufficient quantity of vaccines.
“In haste, the Centre sent vaccines to other countries…I can understand that the neighbourly relations need to be maintained with other countries, but at the same time, the Centre should fulfil the states’ requirement,” he stated.