Union Minister for Tourism and Tradition G. Kishan Reddy on Thursday alleged that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) scripted poaching drama to malign BJP, and demanded that the police reveal particulars like the amount of money seized from three individuals arrested within the case.
Dismissing the allegations that BJP tried to lure 4 TRS MLAs with big sums of cash, necessary positions and contracts, he mentioned BJP would have gained nothing by making 4 MLAs to defect to the social gathering.
He puzzled why the police weren’t revealing how a lot cash was seized and the place it got here from.
Addressing a information convention, the minister denied any hyperlinks with the accused within the case.
Cyberabad Police on Wednesday arrested three individuals from a farmhouse at Moinabad close to Hyderabad after they have been allegedly making an attempt to lure 4 TRS MLAs to make them defect to BJP.
On a grievance by one of many MLAs, Pilot Rohit Reddy, police registered a case in opposition to Ramachandra Bharati alias Satish Sharma of Delhi, Nanda Kumar of Hyderabad and Simhayaji Swamy of Tirupati.
TRS leaders have alleged that Nanda Kumar is near Kishan Reddy.
The Union Minister mentioned the police ought to reveal particulars if the cash belonged to TRS MLAs or it got here from Chief Minister KCR’s farmhouse.
He mentioned if KCR was honest, he ought to order a probe into the case by sitting choose of the Supreme Court docket or by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Launching a counter assault on TRS, the BJP ladder mentioned it was TRS which promoted defections. “Has TRS not lured many MLAs and MPs to hitch its ranks. How a lot the social gathering paid to 12 MLAs of Congress who joined TRS previously,” he requested.
He alleged that TRS was resorting to the drama resulting from concern of dropping Munugode by-election. He claimed that BJP loved folks’s assist and that TRS is not going to win the November 3 by-election even when it spends hundreds of crores.
He alleged that TRS chief KTR telephoned a BJP chief of Munugode to lure him to hitch TRS.
Kishan Reddy mentioned the TRS performed similar techniques in Dubbak by-election however BJP emerged victorious. He was assured that the identical consequence might be repeated in Munugode.