New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed jewellery designer Nirav Modi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, releasing a guide to “looting” the country. Rahul Gandhi in a sarcastic tweet took out a “guide to looting India” by “Nirav Modi” and stated a few pointers in doing so.
“1. Hug PM Modi, 2. Be seen with him in Davos,” tweeted Gandhi.
He added that the same “clout” is used to steal Rs. 12,000 crore.
“Slip out of the country like (Vijay) Mallya, while the Government looks the other way,” Gandhi said.
Guide to Looting India
by Nirav MODI
1. Hug PM Modi
2. Be seen with him in DAVOS
Use that clout to:
A. Steal 12,000Cr
B. Slip out of the country like Mallya, while the Govt looks the other way.
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) February 15, 2018
Earlier on February 5, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked noted jewellery designer Nirav Modi, his brother Nishal Modi and Punjab National Bank (PNB) officials for cheatig the bank to the tune of Rs 280.7 crore. The action comes after the Income Tax department raided Modi’s offices in Delhi, Surat and Jaipur.
Nirav Modi, an Indian born jewellery designer and founder of USD 2.3 billion Firestar Diamond, has designer jewellery boutiques across three continents – in London, New York, Las Vegas, Hawai, Singapore, Beijing and Macau.