Prajwal Revanna releases video, says will appear before SIT on May 31


Prajwal Revanna sexual abuse case: Days after his grandfather and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda asked him to return to India and face investigation in a sexual abuse case, JD(S) Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna , posted a video and said he will appear. before the SIT on May 31.

In a self-recorded video, Prajwal said he will personally appear before the SIT at 10 am on May 31 and fully cooperate in the investigation.

Prajwal had left India on April 27, soon after the Karnataka government formed an SIT to investigate the allegations against him.

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MP Hassan also apologized to his parents and stated that the political drama pushed him into depression and isolation.

“Rahul Gandhi and many other Congress leaders started talking about this and against me and a political conspiracy was formed against me… At 10 am on Friday, May 31, I will appear before the SIT and provide all information related to investigation. I have faith in the judiciary,” ANI quoted Prajwal as saying.

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He also claimed that his trip abroad was planned in advance and when the elections were held on April 26 there was no case against him and no SIT was formed.

“I found out about the allegations while I was traveling,” Prajwal said in a video.

On May 23, JDS patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda had issued a stern warning to Prajwal to return to India and face the law in the obscene video case.

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After that, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah claimed that Deve Gowda helped Prajwal leave the country.

On May 24, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a show-cause notice to Prajwal.

The MEA is also processing the Karnataka government’s request to cancel Prajwal’s diplomatic passport.

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Meanwhile, both the Congress and the BJP have attacked each other over the incident, with Union Home Minister Amit Shah blaming the Congress for not acting immediately.

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