BJP leader Parvesh Verma, who was banned from campaigning for Delhi Elections twice by the Election Commission, accused AAP leader Manish Sisodia of bribery and sponsoring 'Biryani' for protesters in Shaheen Bagh.
Verma said that the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) arrested by the CBI on bribery charges is just a face, "the one who gets all the money is Manish Sisodia".
"With this money, he sponsors Biryani for Shaheen Bagh protsters," Verma said.
The statement comes a day before Delhi goes to polls.
#WATCH Parvesh Verma, BJP MP on Delhi govt officer arrested by CBI: OSD toh naam hota hai,jo uske malik hain, jo humare deputy CM Manish Sisodia ji hain, yeh sare paise unhi ke jeb mein jata hai aur woh unhi paise se Shaheen Bagh mein briyani pohuchate hain. pic.twitter.com/PurBb0a4E6— ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2020
The parlimentarian from the Bharatiya Janata Party had earlier stirred a controversy saying that if BJP comes to power in Delhi, the protesters at Shaheen Bagh will be cleared within an hour. Referring to the protesters, he claimed "they will enter your homes and rape your daughters and sisters."
"If the BJP forms government on February 11, not a single person will be found at (the protest site) Shaheen Bagh," Pravesh Verma, BJP MP from West Delhi, said during a meeting at Vikaspuri assembly constituency.
The Election Commission banned him twice from campaigning for having called Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a "terrorist".
Verma had said that Kejriwal was provoking people to pick up guns and incite riots in Delhi.