Rahul expresses regret in Supreme Court over his Rafale remarks

New Delhi, April 22: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has expressed regret for his chowkidar chor hai’ remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the comment was made in the heat of campaigning.Rahul Gandhi apologised in his reply to the Supreme Court notice in connection with a contempt petition filed against him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the Rafale controversy.BJP Leader Meenakshi Lekhi had filed a petition in the Supreme Court after the Congress president hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally with 'chowkidar chor hai' remark.After the Supreme Court announced its decision to allow leaked Rafale documents to review a previous judgment, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had claimed a moral victory and said the court has made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "committed theft"