Congress MLAs to a wander outside their hotel in Jaisalmer on Friday
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Police on Friday afternoon issued a statement saying it wasn’t tapping the telephones of parliamentarians or even legislators from the nation. The authorities said a social networking article that maintained that telephones of legislators staying Suryagarh Hotel at Jaisalmer were tapped, was baseless, fictitious and deceptive.
The article, purportedly published in support of this rebel Congress legislators headed by Sachin Pilot, had gone viral about the societal websites on Friday morning. The message has been circulated with a listing of telephone numbers, asserting that the telephones of half-a-dozen MLAs at the resort were being exploited. Legislators in the judgment Congress in addition to the independents supporting main ministry Ashok Gehlot were remaining in two resorts, such as Suryagarh in Jaisalmer because July 31.
“Not one of the components of Rajasthan Police tapped the telephones of parliamentarians or even legislators previously, nor weren’t doing this now. The fee (on social websites ) of recording talks happening on (resort ) intercom can also be bogus and fanciful,” read the announcement published by the joint manager, police headquarters, Jaipur.
“The Rajasthan Police always acts to stop unlawful activities and illegal tapping is a criminal action,” the announcement said.
The BJP had previously accused the Gehlot government of illegally tapping telephones following the Congress cited some sound clips on social websites supposedly exposing the conspiracy to topple the elected authorities in Rajasthan.
AICC general secretary (organisation) K C Venugopal, that attained Jaisalmer on Friday, stated the phone-tapping cost was baseless.