New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s aide Kanishk Singh today sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya for levelling false allegations against him in the AgustaWestland chopper scam and hinted at legal action if an apology is not tendered in three days.
Somaiya has alleged that Rahul Gandhi and Kanishk were connected to Guido Haschke, one of the middlemen in the AgustaWestland deal.
Haschke, Somaiya has alleged, was also involved in the 2010 CWG scam.
“Emaar-MGF was involved in the CWG scam. There too, there was Guido Haschke. This cannot be a mere coincidence,” Somaiya said.
However, Kanishk rubbished allegations of him having a stake in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam as malafide and baseless.
In a statement, Kanishk said, “Mr. Somaiya’s allegations about me are entirely baseless, false and with an ulterior political motive. Somaiya has been making these false allegations about me with malafide intent since February 2013.”
Kanishk demanded that Somaiya should provide proof at the earliest which would facilitate a proper investigation and prosecution of the guilty.
He also said it is up to the agencies to investigate whether officials of AgustaWestland were involved with Emaar-MGF or not.
About his relation with realty company owner Rajiv Gupta and his family, Kanishk said that he had nothing to do with them.