Chouhan tried to protect Raghavji, says Digvijaya

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hours after former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji was arrested in connection with a sex scandal, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh Tuesday accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of shielding his colleague.

"The charges against him (Raghavji) are condemnable. The chief minister tried to save him but could not," Singh told reporters.

Raghavji, who was in then hiding and on the run for the past few days, was arrested Tuesday. He was asked to resign by Chouhan after serious allegations of sexual exploitation were levelled against him by two of his servants, who also lodged police complaint against him last week.


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