Eight-Member Team Constituted To Probe Rajasthan Horse-Trading Case

Congress has alleged a few conspiracy to topple the Ashok Gehlot-led authorities.


An eight-member crew, headed by Superintendent of Police (SP) Vikas Sharma of Felony Investigation Division – Crime Department, Jaipur, has been constituted to research the matter associated to Rajasthan political disaster registered by the Particular Operations Group (SOG).

On Friday, two FIRs have been registered by the SOG based mostly on the grievance filed by Congress chief whip Mahesh Joshi about audiotapes, which Congress alleged, had conversations about an alleged conspiracy to topple the Ashok Gehlot-led authorities.

In the meantime, Sanjay Jain, who was amongst individuals accused by Congress in alleged horse-trading in Rajasthan and linked by it to purported audio-tapes, was on Saturday despatched to four-day remand of the SOG by a Jaipur courtroom right here.

In accordance with the police, Sanjay Jain was arrested by a crew of SOG underneath Sections 124A (sedition) and 120B (felony conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Friday.

In the meantime, Ashok Singh and Bharat Malani, who’re additionally accused within the matter, refused to provide their voice samples for additional investigation. Gajendra Singh and Bhanwarlal Sharma have been additionally named within the FIR.

“There have been two complaints from Mahesh Joshi (Congress chief), it’s with respect to the audio that went viral yesterday. We registered two FIRs underneath Part 124A and 120B. The veracity of clip is to be investigated,” Ashoke Rathore, ADG SOG had informed ANI earlier.

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