Beed (Maha): Anna Hazare on Friday said here that Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who was recently embroiled in a controversy over a CD showing him in a compromising situation, should be hanged if found "guilty".

 "Singhvi should be hanged if found guilty," Hazare said, to a reporter's question here this evening. Hazare is currently touring the state to campaign for a stronger Lokayukta Act in Maharashtra.

Singhvi quit as Congress spokesperson after the scandal broke, but he also maintained that the CD was fake.

Speaking here, Hazare also said that if a strong Lokpal came into existence, corrupt officers would go to jail. Government officers should be made to disclose their assets on a government website, he added.

(Agencies)

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