At a press conference here, the AAP leaders, quoting from reports of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), DDCA's internal probe committee and a Delhi government-appointed inquiry panel, accused Jaitley of giving 'direct and indirect' consent to 'massive corruption' in the cricket body.

Jaitley had yesterday rubbished the allegations and said he will not respond to vague charges. "The bunglings had happened under direct or indirect consent of Arun Jaitley during his tenure as DDCA chief. Prime Minister Narendra Modi must ask Jaitley to resign to ensure fair probe as some of the competent agencies to investigate the are under Finance Ministry," said AAP Spokesperson Raghav Chadha, flanked by a number of other leaders.

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Citing instances of such 'frauds', he alleged an additional expenditure of Rs 90 crore was incurred in renovation of the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium against sanctioned budget of Rs 24 crore and that fake companies were set up by DDCA office bearers to siphon off money through round-tripping.

"Payments were made to five companies whose registered addresses were same and were headed by same director. There was duplication of funds and fictitious companies were paid for work they never did," alleged Chadha, Calling the irregularities a "Commonwealth Scam of
Cricket", they said BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad had been seeking investigation into the serious allegations and a number of inquiry committees have found gross misappropriation of funds in DDCA.

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