A case of dishonest has been registered in opposition to the brother of a Uttar Pradesh minister for allegedly utilizing pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to advertise a cell phone model.
Police officers requesting anonymity mentioned an FIR was registered in opposition to Lalit Agarwal on December 26 on the Hazratganj Police Station on this regard.
Lalit Agarwal is the brother of Kapil Dev Agarwal, UP’s Minister of State (Unbiased Cost) for Vocational Training and Ability Improvement.
The opposition Congress has demanded a CBI probe into the matter.
When contacted, Kapil Dev Agarwal informed PTI, “My brother is being made a comfortable goal. There is no such thing as a benefit within the case, and he will probably be cleared of all the fees.”
In response to stories, Lalit Agarwal, who runs an promoting company, had put up the pictures of Prime Minister Modi and UP Chief Minister Adityanath on a hoarding within the run-up to launching of a cell phone model.
The launch occurred on December 22. As questions have been raised concerning the images, they have been faraway from the hoarding by the promoting company on December 26. It had additionally apologised over the matter.
In the meantime, UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu demanded that the matter be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
“The best way during which within the garb of ‘vocal for native’, a minister held a press convention on the launch of a cell phone, and informed the general public that together with being totally ‘swadeshi’, it’s a part of the ability growth scheme (kaushal vikaas yojana), proves that corruption is at its peak in Uttar Pradesh,” he mentioned in a press release in an obvious reference to Kapil Dev Agarwal.
“This incident must be probed by the CBI, and other people behind the scene must also be unmasked,” he added.