Centre should stop misusing CBI, NIA for political vendetta: Mehbooba Mufti

Written by January 8, 2019 13:12

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that it was high time for the Centre to stop misusing agencies like the CBI and the NIA for political vendetta.

The former leader made the statement in reaction to the Supreme Court order earlier in the day that reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation Director.

Mehbooba Mufti, AMU, Mannan Wani
Mehbooba Mufti (file photo)

“Welcome SCs (Supreme Court) decision to reinstate #AlokVerma as CBI Dir. (It) reinstates belief in independent institutions of our democracy that are its pillars,” she tweeted.

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti today warned that attempts to break her party PDP would have serious consequences, in what is seen as an attack on her former ally, the ruling BJP.

“Time for the Central government to stop misusing its influence to arm twist investigative agencies like (the) NIA and CBI for political vendetta”.

Governor N N Vohar called in the afternoon and told Mehbooba about BJP decision