Chikki Scam: Sachin Sawant submits evidence against Pankanja Munde with ACB

Mumbai(ANI): Congress leader Sachin Sawant on Tuesday said that he has submitted evidence against Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde with the Anti-Corruption Bureau.

“Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has a habit of giving clean chits and he has said that prima facie, he did not find anything wrong. Thus, we have submitted all the documents we had as evidence to the ACB,” Sawant told the media.

“We demand an open investigation into Pankaja Munde. This chikki scam is about underprivileged children and this money has been diverted…,” he added.

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) had also written a letter to principal secretary of the women and child development ministry seeking details of the alleged purchase made by the department in February, which has led to the alleged Rs 206 crore scam.

The ACB has started a preliminary inquiry into the complaint made by Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Commitee (MPCC) against women and child development minister Pankaja Munde and her department