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Monday, April 22 2024

CM’s watch issue: BJP demands ED to probe

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Bengaluru: The BJP had urged the Enforcement directorate to probe into the issue of CM Siddaramaiah’s expensive watch issue, which has become to the focal point of Karnataka state politics.

In a letter to ED director Karnal?Singh, Joshi has stated that?Siddaramaiah has been making contradictory statements on his watch and has hence asked the ED to unearth ‘mystery’ surrounding Swiss-made Hublot watch.

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy who first revealed about this expensive watch has claimed that the watch is worth Rs 70 lac.

The BJP?president wants the ED to probe whether the import duty was paid for the watch, the original owner of the watch, whether there had been any violation of foreign exchange regulations and whether the possession of the watch had been declared before the tax authorities.

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