BJP seeks probe into Maurya’s allegations on Mayawati

Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) TheBJP on Saturday demanded a probe into the allegations levelled by former Bahujan Samaj Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya of party supremo Mayawati of siphoning off huge amounts of ill-gotten money into ‘benaami’ companies.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Harish Chandra Srivastava told reporters here that the allegations levelled very very serious in nature and should be probed by agencies concerned.

“Swami Prasad Maurya till not long ago was a close confidante of Mayawati and hence should be taken into all seriousness,” he added.

Maurya on Friday had alleged at a convention of his supporters on Friday that Mayawati had invested Rs 2,000 crore plus in such companies and it was likely that she would, like Kingfisher owner Vijay Mallya, flee the country and settle abroad.

–IANS

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