Former Punjab CM Channi Grilled for Seven Hours by Vigilance Bureau Over Disproportionate Assets Case
The Vigilance Bureau reportedly questioned Former Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi over a disproportionate assets case for seven hours. He was asked about the probe before he entered for questioning, and he said that it was “totally political” and that the AAP government can do what it wants.
The Vigilance Bureau is looking into cases of disproportionate assets and last month, the bureau had issued a lookout circular against former chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi. He was originally asked to appear for questioning on April 12, but he asked for his date to be rescheduled and it was shifted to April 20. However, the Vigilance Bureau later advanced it to Friday.
Before entering the bureau’s office, Channi spoke to the media and said, “The probe is totally political. Let them do what they want.” Addressing a press conference before he reached the bureau’s office, Channi attacked the state’s AAP government and said he “may be tortured, arrested or even killed”, but he is prepared for it. He also raised an issue about his date being advanced and slammed AAP government, claiming that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s regime was indulging in “vendetta politics”.