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Why is Modi in hurry to sack CBI chief: Rahul

Agency | January 10, 2019 12:26 PM

NEW DELHI:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in a hurry to sack Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Alok Verma, fearing a probe into the Rafale fighter aircraft deal.

"Why is the Prime Minister in such a tearing hurry to sack the CBI chief? Why will he not allow the CBI chief to present his case in front of the selection committee? Answer: Rafale," he tweeted.

Expressing his happiness over the Supreme Court reinstating Verma as CBI Director, who he claimed was to start a probe into the Rafale deal, Gandhi had on Tuesday had said: "Nothing can save Prime Minister Narendra Modi form Rafale".

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