Satyendra Jain ‘framed’, would have thrown him out if he was guilty: Kejriwal

New Delhi [India]: Refuting all allegations against Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain came under the income tax scanner for allegedly indulging in hawala transfer of nearly Rs. 17 crores, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the former is innocent and alleged that he is being framed.

“I summoned Satinder this morning. Saw all papers. He is innocent, being framed. If he were guilty, we wud have thrown him out. We stand by him,” Kejriwal tweeted.

“False cases against AAP MLAs n ministers, FIR against me, CBI raid on me – why? A v big conspiracy. Will expose in Del Assembly on Fri,” he added.

Meanwhile, the IT department has asked Jain to appear before it on October 4.

Defending himself, Jain said he had invested in those companies, but now he doesn’t have any connection with them.

According to the IT Department, four companies of Jain have illegally transferred Rs. 17 crores while he received cheques issued to these companies.

He is alleged to have used that money to buy properties near unauthorised colonies.

Four companies belonging to Jain are under I-T scanner are – Indo metal impax, Akinchan developers Pvt Ltd, Paryas Info solution and Manglyatan projects.(ANI)