Tribune News Service
Gurugram, July 24
After 15 unsuccessful raids over the previous week, the Rajasthan police have put two Haryana resorts on discover searching for CCTV footage from July 10 onwards to determine whether or not they had been housing insurgent Congress chief Sachin Pilot and occasion MLAs supporting him.
The police’s particular operations group (SOG) has accused Haryana (Nuh and Gurugram) and Delhi police of non-cooperation. It claimed that regardless of a letter from the Rajasthan DGP, they didn’t obtain any help from the police of the 2 states.
The notices have been served on ITC Grand Bharat, Tauru, and Best Western Country Inn, Manesar, asking the resorts to not simply submit the CCTV footage but additionally the reserving information in case any room had been booked within the title of suspended Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma.
In case there have been any bookings in Sharma’s title, then the resorts have been instructed to offer particulars, together with of check-in, check-out, parking, id proof, funds, and so on.
According to Ashok Rathore, ADG (SOG and ATS), they’d ample proof that Sharma was staying on the Manesar resort.
“We have credible inputs that the MLA was residing in one of the two private resorts. Hence, we have asked the hotel administrations to provide us the necessary details at the earliest,” he stated.
A senior SOG member stated they’d ample proof of Sharma staying in Country Inn and switching to Bharat for a couple of hours, however they’d been stored at bay from approaching him by the native police and resort authorities.
The Rajasthan police had pressed into service three companies for tracing the MLAs, particularly Sharma, whose title had allegedly figured in FIRs lodged over horse-trading to topple the Ashok Gehlot authorities in Rajasthan.
The FIRs relate to 2 audio clips wherein Sharma is purportedly heard allegedly discussing bribe to modify assist.
It was final Friday that the SOG had come to Manesar to hunt audio samples of Sharma however was stopped by the Haryana Police. After a showdown of just about an hour, the workforce was allowed inside ITC Grand Bharat however discovered nobody there and returned empty-handed. It accused the native police of deliberately holding them as much as assist Sharma escape. An identical raid was carried out on July 19 at Country Inn, however the SOG workforce was not allowed inside.