MCD Elections 2022: After a new video of Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain surfaced on Saturday, there has been a political uproar over it. On one hand, while BJP leaders are asking questions by sharing this video with different Twitter handles, on the other hand, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the people of Delhi will give him the answer.
The Delhi CM tweeted saying, MCD elections in two lines – BJP’s 10 videos vs Kejriwal’s ten works, on December 4 the public will answer. Significantly, in a new video of Satyendar Jain which has surfaced on Saturday, he is seen meeting a superintendent of Tihar Jail inside his prison cell.
Political tussle over new video
There has been a political uproar over the videos that surfaced of Satyendar Jain, in which he is allegedly seen taking advantage of massage and other special facilities in jail. He urged a court here to restrain the CCTV camera footage of his room from being “leaked” to the media.
MCD election, in two lines –
Ten videos of BJP
Kejriwal’s ten works
On December 4, the public will answer.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 26, 2022
A purported video of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Jain meeting the jail superintendent was shared on social media by some BJP leaders. Delhi BJP media unit chief Harish Khurana shared the footage of the CCTV camera and tweeted, “Watch this new video of honest minister Jain. Attendance of Jail Superintendent in the court of Jail Minister at 8 pm.
Earlier this month, a superintendent of Tihar Jail was suspended for his alleged involvement in providing “special treatment” to Jain. Jain has been in jail since May 31 in a money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). News agency PTI quoted sources as saying that suspended officer Ajit Kumar was the superintendent of jail number 7 in the jail complex.
The video came in front while giving massage
In an earlier purported video, Jain was seen getting back and foot massages in his room, reading some documents and talking to visitors while lying on the bed. Water bottles (mineral water) and a remote were also seen kept. In a video, he was seen getting a head massage while sitting on a chair. BJP leaders had alleged that he (Jain) was getting a massage done by a rape accused. BJP leaders had also alleged that Jain was getting illegal facilities inside the jail.
The AAP had earlier said that the BJP was trying to tarnish the image of Delhi Chief Minister and its national convener Arvind Kejriwal ahead of the December 4 Municipal Corporation elections as it had no real issues to talk about. . Regarding the video, the Aam Aadmi Party has said that Jain was getting ‘physiotherapy’ done in jail. The ED, probing money laundering charges against Jain, had claimed in a court that he was getting “special privileges” inside Tihar Jail. He also produced CCTV footage to corroborate the claim.
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