Mahadev Betting App case: ‘ED is BJP, BJP is ED,’ says Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel | India News

NEW DELHI: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday mentioned the Election Fee ought to have taken cognizance of the Enforcement Directorate press launch which was issued to defame somebody.
The ED had on Friday claimed {that a} forensic evaluation and an announcement made by a ‘money courier’ Shubham Soni have led to “startling allegations” that Mahadev betting app promoters paid about Rs 508 crore to Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel to this point, and that “these are material of investigation”.
Baghel additionally strongly objected to the discharge of video by the BJP which exhibits Shubham Soni claiming that he had “proof” of paying Rs 508 crore to Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. When requested in regards to the video, Bhupesh Baghel mentioned, ” The press launch was issued by ED and the video was launched by the BJP, so it’s now clear that the ED is BJP and BJP is ED.”
The video was launched by BJP’s central media convener, Siddharthnath Singh at a press convention right here. Within the video, Soni claimed, “I personal the Mahadev app and Sourabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal (alleged kingpins of the rip-off) are my advisors.” He additional alleged that he was “inspired” by Baghel to go to Dubai and run his enterprise, and that he has been giving “safety cash” to Chhattisgarh politicians and police to guard his males.
The Chhattisgarh chief minister known as it an “try and spoil” his picture simply earlier than the meeting elections. In a publish on X, Baghel alleged the BJP is using central companies to tarnish the picture of the people-friendly Congress authorities of the state.
“It’s no thriller why and the way this video has come and it’s also not obscure that such an announcement has been issued on the time of elections solely to profit the BJP. Simply earlier than elections, an unsightly try is made to spoil my picture. It is a political try and defame the favored Congress authorities by ED’s medium,” he mentioned.
Baghel additionally mentioned that the BJP is contesting the meeting elections with the assistance of the Enforcement Directorate.
“Everybody additionally understands that that is being finished by weaponizing ED. The truth is, BJP is now contesting elections with the assistance of ED and is utilizing ED to defame me,” he mentioned.
Baghel additionally mentioned that he doesn’t know Shubham Soni, nor has he met him.
“To begin with, I have no idea this individual, nor have I ever met him in the way in which he’s claiming. I am unable to say if he was part of any gathering or perform,” he mentioned.
Baghel additionally questioned the investigation carried out by the federal company.
“Secondly, this individual is claiming that he’s the proprietor of ‘Mahadev App’. Surprisingly, even the ED, the company which has been investigating this case for months, was not conscious of this and until two days in the past, the ED was calling him a supervisor,” he mentioned.
“The individuals of Chhattisgarh perceive every little thing and are prepared to provide a befitting reply to the BJP and “its ally ED within the elections,” Baghel mentioned.

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