CBI must Summon Sonia and Manmohan on Agusta: Swamy
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh should be summoned by the CBI on the AgustaWestland helicopter case.
“Going by the Italian court judgment, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Ahmad Patel and Oscar Fernandes should be summoned to the CBI headquarters and asked what they know about this (AgustaWestland helicopter case).
“If they speak the truth, they will have no problem. But if they tell lies, they will have to be prosecuted,” Swamy said.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the probe in the AgustaWestland helicopter case will focus on those named by the Italian court.
BJP’s Rajya Sabha member has also made another controversial statement regarding Ram Mandir in Rajya Sabha. Demanding the a decsion on the vexed issue of the Ram tmeple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh he urged the government to make a statement on the day-to-day hearing of the case in the Supreme Court.
He said that both the prime minister and the chief justice of India have spoken on the backlog of cases in the apex court.
“I want to say that it (Ram temple) is a very difficult problem…. Both sides are agreed that if the Supreme Court decides, it will be an agreeable solution,” Swamy said in the Rajya Sabha amid an uproar from the opposition benches.