Calling Congress a ‘party of corruption’, Karnataka Minister K Sudhakar on Saturday criticized the Opposition for alleged Bitcoin scams, saying the state government has ordered an investigation into the matter and the investigative team has shared all the information with Interpol, Enforcement Directorate. (ED) and CBI.
Speaking to ANI, Sudhakar said: “Congress is a party of corruption. The BJP is a party to expose corruption. The arrested defendant was arrested as a drug user. According to the investigation, they discovered that Srikrishna Ramesh was a hacker and he claimed he had hacked the cryptocurrency. According to further investigation, the police have filed a charge sheet. “
“We are trying to expose the scam. We would like to conduct a thorough investigation. We do not want to hide any facts or protect anyone. We are the ones who ordered the investigation. The government will remove all the evidence soon,” “he said.
“This government has nothing to hide in this episode. The investigative team has shared all the information with Interpol, ED and CBI,” he added.
Earlier, Karnataka’s former chief minister and congressional leader Siddaramaiah alleged that politicians and officials were involved in a Bitcoin scam in the state and that investigative agencies are trying to safeguard them.
Meanwhile, the head of the state Congress, DK Shivakumar, claimed that it was carried out on a large scale and said that it is shocking to hear the names of policemen, political leaders and businessmen in the scam.