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ED Questions Rahul Gandhi for fifth Day in National Herald Money Laundering Case

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi questioned by the ED in National Herald case. (Image: PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist/File)

The probe pertains to alleged monetary irregularities within the Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited, which owns the National Herald newspaper

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  • Last Updated:June 21, 2022, 13:34 IST
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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appeared earlier than the Enforcement Directorate for the fifth day of questioning within the National Herald cash laundering case. Gandhi, 52, arrived on the ED headquarters on APJ Abdul Kalam Road in central Delhi at 11.15 AM alongside together with his safety escort.

A powerful contingent of police and paramilitary personnel was deployed across the federal company’s workplace at the same time as Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been imposed within the space. The Congress MP from Wayanad has spent about 42 hours on the ED workplace during the last 4 sittings with the investigators, the place he was questioned over a number of classes and his assertion recorded underneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

He was questioned for 3 consecutive days final week, and after Monday’s questioning, he was requested to rejoin the session and full the recording of his assertion. Gandhi left the company workplace after midnight on Monday.

The probe pertains to alleged monetary irregularities within the Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited, which owns the National Herald newspaper.

The ED is known to be asking Gandhi in regards to the incorporation of the Young Indian Private Limited, operations of the National Herald, the mortgage given by the celebration to the newspaper’s writer Associated Journals Limited (AJL), and the switch of funds inside the information media institution.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has additionally been summoned by the company for questioning within the case on June 23. She was discharged from a personal hospital on Monday the place she was admitted for Covid-related points and has now been suggested relaxation.

The Congress has accused the Centre of focusing on opposition leaders by misusing investigative businesses and has termed your complete motion a political vendetta.

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