The observe changed into issued by a Jaipur court after the ACB filed a revision petition looking for voice samples of Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been served a court be aware with the aid of Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in an alleged case of horse-trading regarding the allegations of a conspiracy to tug down the Ashok Gehlot government in 2020.
The note turned into issued by a Jaipur courtroom after the ACB filed a revision petition looking for voice samples of Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
The minister has been requested to record his respond via July 14, resources have said. Last 12 months, a decrease court docket rejected the anti-graft body’s plea seeking voice samples of the Union Minister. Subsequently, the ACB filed a revision petition, on which the court has now sought Mr Shekhawat’s respond.
Soon after the awareness become issued to Mr Singh, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot launched a scathing attack at the Union Minister, alleging that he along with Congress chief Sachin Pilot attempted to dislodge his authorities two years in the past.
Mr Gehlot’s comments come after Mr Shekhawat at a assembly in Chomu town of Jaipur that if Sachin Pilot had not neglected the chance to trade the authorities in Rajasthan, then water might have come via the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project.
“Now you’re taking the name of Sachin Pilot that he missed the possibility, which indicates you had been in connivance with him,” Mr Gehlot stated.
The Chief Minister said Shekhawat stored on saving himself however eventually received the court note. “What is the hassle in giving voice samples? ” he asked.
Amid a rise up led with the aid of the then Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot in 2020, three audio clips had emerged online in which a few rebel Congress leaders appeared to be in communication with a BJP leader, discussing bribes to topple the Ashok Gehlot government.
The Congress had then claimed that the audio clips had voices of Gajendra Singh, rebellion Congress MLAs Bhanwar Lal Sharma and Vishvendra Singh.
Congress chief Mahesh Josh then had registered FIRs with the Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Special Operations Group (SOG) on the basis of the audio clips.