Cong charges Jaswant with misleading people
The Congress on Monday charged former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh with lying and misleading the people in the name of alleged 'mole' in the PMO.
Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi told reporters in New Delhi that though Singh had claimed of having confided to the Prime Minister about the identity of the mole in a letter but the letter was unsigned and it was not from his letter pad. This was proof enough that Singh had told a lie, he alleged.
Singhvi held Singh guilty of abetment of offence of concealing all these years the identity of the alleged mole. From the way Singh was concealing the name of the spy, it would have been better if he named his book Call to Dishonour instead of Call to Honour, he said.
The Congress spokesman expressed surprise that while Singh was prepared for a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the matter, he was not prepared for revealing in the nearest police station the name of the mole which he could have easily done.
He said Singh was guilty of defaming the people and showing disrespect to them by still concealing the name and called upon the people to expose the BJP for this conduct.