news Monday, June 15, 2015 - 05:30
After a lot of hype on Twitter about a press conference, Lalit Modi has hit back at the media for using the word “fugitive” to describe him in connection with his travel to Portugal from London, allegedly in violation of the law and claimed the entire controversy was 'poltically motivated'. Throughout the press conference, Modi's lawyer Mehmud Abdi built a narrative stating that the government and Lalit Modi was being targeted and took on the Congress and UPA government for being Modi's nemesis. Lalit Modi not a fugitive or offender Lalit Modi’s lawyer Mehmud Abdi slammed the media for using the word fugitive to describe him. He read out a letter by the Interpol Secretariat saying there was no "Blue Corner" notice against the former IPL boss. He also claimed that the blue corner notice reported by some media houses was based on a fabricated document. Wife needed emotional support Lawyer Abdi read out a letter from doctors treating Lalit Modi’s wife that she needed close family members near her during a procedure to treat cancer for emotional support. Ploy to target popular government Political vagabonds are trying to target popular government claimed the lawyer. What's wrong if someone asks helps for college admission? Mehmud Abdi claimed that there was nothing wrong in seeking help to secure an admission. "It was not like someone asked for crores," he said. UK immigration has allowed Lalit to stay in London Abdi countered pictures doing the rounds of Lalit Modi partying with Naomi Campbell, Paris Hilton and others saying they were taken much after he got permission to travel. Modi hounded after Tharoor expose  According to Lalit Modi's lawyer, he had been hounded after his expose on IPL and brought to fore the sweat equity aspect of Tharoor and wife Sunanda Pushkar in the Kochi IPL team. Modi and his family's security was abruptly cut, he claimed. This is how Times Now covered the Lalit Modi lawyer's press meet
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