Pune, 8, April: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in a letter on Thursday denied the allegations leveled by suspended police officer Sachin Waze completely wrong and he neither met the police nor ever spoke to them.
Pawar called for an investigation into the allegations to clarify things.
His comment came a day after Waze claimed in his letter that he had been approached by a Darshan Ghodavat, who introduced himself as Junior Pawar’s ‘very close circle person’, and asked him (Wedge) 100 Emphasized to collect the monthly amount of the month. From illegal gutkha sellers.
‘I laughed when I saw your name in the letter. I have never met him (Waze), nor have I ever spoken to him. “Everyone knows my strict working style,” Pawar told reporters.
“There may be an investigation and there is ‘Doodh ka Doodh, Pani Pani’ (things will become clear),” he said, adding that the allegations made in the letter were completely false.
He was speaking during the election campaign for the upcoming by-election for Pandharpur-Mangalveda constituency.
Wedge, who was reinstated in the police force last year, made a sensational claim in a letter, which he attempted to present before a special NIA court in Mumbai on Wednesday.
However, Special Judge PR Sittre refused to take his letter on record.
Wedge is currently in the custody of the National Investigation Agency in connection with a case of an explosive-laden car near the death of industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence and businessman Mansukh Hiren in South Mumbai.
Pawar said that efforts are on to destabilize the Maha Vikas Agari (MVA) government.
‘It has been going on for the last three days that one more wicket will fall (another minister will resign). I do not understand how these people can know such things beforehand. ‘
When asked about the ongoing blame game between the Center and the state over the supply of COVID-19 vaccines, Pawar said that the state was not getting adequate number of vaccines.
He said, “In a hurry, the Center sent vaccines to other countries … I can understand that there is a need to maintain relations with neighboring countries with other countries, but at the same time, the Center should fulfill the requirement of states.”