National Herald case update: Rahul Gandhi will be questioned for the fifth time today

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in an alleged money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper. He was questioned for about 10 hours yesterday. According to sources, the ED has also summoned Rahul Gandhi for questioning on Tuesday. After four consecutive days, the fifth investigation will be held today. […]
 


National Herald case update: Rahul Gandhi will be questioned for the fifth time today

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in an alleged money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper. He was questioned for about 10 hours yesterday. According to sources, the ED has also summoned Rahul Gandhi for questioning on Tuesday. After four consecutive days, the fifth investigation will be held today.

When Rahul Gandhi reached the ED headquarters yesterday, a large number of police and paramilitary personnel were deployed around the central probe agency’s office. There are also prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). Rahul Gandhi left the ED office for lunch at 3.30 pm and reached the ED office again after about an hour. After that the interrogation started again.

Rahul Gandhi was questioned for more than 30 hours by ED officials for three consecutive days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday last week. After which he was questioned yesterday. Meanwhile, their replies were registered under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). He was to appear again for questioning last Friday. However, Rahul Gandhi had written to the investigating officer of the ED requesting that his mother Sonia Gandhi be released from the probe on Friday (June 17) as she was ill. The ED accepted his request and asked him to appear on June 20. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi was admitted to a hospital in Delhi due to the condition of Kovid-19. In the same case, the ED has summoned him to appear for questioning on June 23.