Bengaluru/ New Delhi Congress leaders repeatedly claimed to have the numbers, released a series of audio clippings in which senior BJP members were allegedly luring Congress MLAs.
On Thursday, the party had released an audio clip involving son of edyurappa. The BJP, which had claimed audio as fake, on Saturday said the audios being released by Congress MLC VS Ugrappa were also fake.
Later ,Congress MLA from Yellapur, Shivaram Hebbar has dismissed the alleged taped conversation between the BJP leaders and his wife Vanajakshi.
In the audio, the BJP leaders “offered” money, post in the Cabinet and closure of the mining cases against their son Vivek Hebbar. The MLA said that the audio is fake and fabricated.
Facebook post of Congress MLA Shivram Hebbar from Yellapur, in which he denies his wife ever getting a call from BJP, calls it a fake audio clip… Shame on Congress for brazenly lying, spreading mis-information and media channels for lapping it up. It is all over regional paper. pic.twitter.com/ZoIUqhgXWi
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) May 20, 2018
Shivaram Hebbar, who defeated V S Patil Andalagi of BJP with a slender margin of 1,483 votes, took to Facebook to rubbish the alleged taped conversation, released by his partyman V S Ugrappa.