Core member of India Against Corruption group, Arvind Kejriwal, on Sunday slammed DLF's (Delhi Land & Finance) response on the corruption allegations against it as "half truth and lies."
Kejriwal said that his committee would provide further details on Monday supporting their charges against Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and DLF. "DLF has issued a response. Full of half truths and lies. A lot of info suppressed," he tweeted.
"We'll issue detailed response tomorrow. But does Robert Vadra stand by DLF response or does he have another version? Would appreciate his response," wrote Kejriwal on the micro-blogging website.
Kejriwal has been heading the anti-corruption campaign in the country and is one of the founding members of the India Against Corruption group created in 2010. In a press conference on Saturday, he made strong allegations against Vadra of a possible scam with the real estate major.
Kejriwal and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan alleged that Vadra was sanctioned an "unsecured interest free loan" of ₹65 crores by DLF.
The anti-corruption crusader further alleged that the DLF granted a whopping multi-core loan to the companies started by Vadra and his mother with a moderate investment of ₹50 lakhs. IAC members pointed out possible malpractices in business between Vadra and DLF.
Responding to the allegations of IAC members, the realty firm said, "Business relationship of DLF with Robert Vadra or his companies, has been in his capacity as an individual entrepreneur, on a completely transparent and at an arm's length basis. Our business relationship has been conducted to the highest standards of ethics and transparency, as has been our business practices, all around."
Commenting on the sanctioning of unsecured loans to Vadra, DLF said, "We wish to categorically state that the DLF has given 'NO' unsecured loans to Mr. Vadra or any of his companies. An amount of Rs 65 crores was given as business advances for the purchase of land as per standard industry practice comprising of the following two transactions."
IAC members have sought the government to initiate an investigation into the allegations, which the Congress had out-rightly dismissed.
Congress said that a business transaction between two individuals can't be questioned on the basis of "implied act of corruption," Press Trust of India reported.
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