New Delhi: The confrontation between Delhi’s ruling AAP and the Centre yesterday intensified with Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal levelling fresh allegations that the CBI has been asked to ‘target’ the opposition and ‘finish those who don’t fall in line’.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. file pic
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. file pic

Kejriwal’s latest salvo came a day after he demanded that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley be sacked from the Cabinet for alleged corruption in DDCA, which he had headed for 14 years (from 1999 to 2013).

Jaitley had rejected the allegations calling it a propaganda technique of Kejriwal to deflect attention when he himself was in the ‘dock’.

Kejriwal yesterday tweeted, “A CBI officer told me yesterday [Thursday] that CBI has been asked to target all opposition parties and finish those who don’t fall in line.”

The AAP chief once again chose the social media platform to level the charges. He had virtually live-tweeted the CBI raid at his Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar’s office in the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday.

Kejriwal had said that Jaitley’s assertion that AAP’s allegations against him are ‘unsubstantiated and non-specific’ could not be treated as ‘gospel truth’ as the charges against him were ‘very, very serious’.