Tribune News Service
Gurugram, July 24
After 15 unsuccessful raids over the previous one week, the Rajasthan Police have put two Haryana resorts on discover, looking for CCTV footage from July 10 to ascertain whether or not insurgent Congress chief Sachin Pilot and MLAs supporting him had been lodged there.
The notices have been served on ITC Grand Bharat, Tauru, and Best Western Country Inn, Manesar. The resorts have been requested to not simply submit the CCTV footage but in addition the reserving file. The resorts, nevertheless, are in no temper to oblige, with a senior administration official saying: “The orders are not binding on us as these neither come from any court nor the local police in whose jurisdiction the resorts fall.”
Ashok Rathore, Additional DGP (SOG & ATS), advised The Tribune: “We have credible inputs that MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma is staying in one of the two resorts. We have asked the hotel officials to provide us the necessary details. Our teams stationed at Delhi and Manesar since the past one week have been either stopped or intercepted.”
The Rajasthan police had pressed into service three businesses for tracing the insurgent MLAs, particularly Sharma, whose identify figures in FIRs lodged over alleged horse-trading to topple the Gehlot authorities. These relate to 2 audio clips. The SOG arrived at Manesar final Friday to gather Sharma’s voice pattern however was stopped by the Haryana Police.
After a showdown, the staff was allowed inside ITC Grand Bharat however discovered no person there. It accused the native police of deliberately holding them as much as assist Sharma flee.