Jaipur, July 29
Rebel Congress MLA Bhanwarlal Sharma has moved the Rajasthan High Court searching for quashing of an FIR in opposition to him in reference to the audio tapes case coping with an alleged conspiracy to topple the Ashok Gehlot authorities.
The MLA, who’s within the Sachin Pilot camp, on Tuesday moved the courtroom, alternatively demanding the switch of the investigation into the case to the National Investigation Agency from the Special Operation Group of the Rajasthan police.
The SOG had registered the FIR in opposition to Sharma on July 17 on expenses of sedition (124 A) and felony conspiracy (120 B) below the Indian Penal Code.
The case had been registered on a grievance by Congress Chief Whip Mahesh Joshi after surfacing of three audio tapes in one among which Sharma is allegedly speaking to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for toppling the Ashok Gehlot authorities via horse-trading.
In one other tape, he’s allegedly heard speaking to 1 Sanjay Jain over the identical difficulty.
Sharma pleaded to the courtroom to quash the FIR, terming the case in opposition to him as politically motivated.
Alternatively, he demanded switch of the investigation into the case to the NIA arguing that he doesn’t honest probe into the case by the state investigative company because the Rajasthan chief minister has given public statements in opposition to him.
The SOG has already arrested Jain and issued discover to Shekhawat.
The Congress has alleged that Jain is a BJP chief, whereas the saffron social gathering has rejected the allegation saying he has no reference to it.
Sharma together with one other MLA Vishvendra Singh has been suspended from the Congress social gathering’s membership for alleged involvement within the conspiracy to topple the federal government. PTI