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Robert Vadra moves Delhi court seeking copy of case documents from Enforcement Directorate

Vadra, The Brother-in-law Of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Has Been Grilled By The Investigating Agency For Questioning On Multiple Occasions In Delhi And Jaipur.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 23 Feb 2019, 06:13:57 PM
Robert Vadra moves Delhi court seeking copy of case documents from ED (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Robert Vadra, the husband of AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is facing Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe in money laundering cases, on Saturday moved an application in a Delhi court, seeking the copy of case-related documents with the central agency. Special judge Arvind Kumar posted the matter for February 25. The application was moved through senior advocate KTS Tulsi.

"Robert Vadra moves Delhi's Patiala House Court with an application to seek the copy of the documents in possession of Enforcement Directorate (ED), in connection with money laundering case. Court has issued a notice to ED, next hearing in the case is on 25 February," the news agency ANI reported.

Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has been grilled by the investigating agency for questioning on multiple occasions in Delhi and Jaipur.

The ED case against Vadra relates to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property, located at 12, Bryanston Square and worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by the businessman in a "benami" way. The money laundering cases also include an alleged land scam in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

On February 16, Delhi’s Patiala House Court extended the interim bail granted to Vadra till March 2. Vadra had on February 1 moved to Delhi court seeking anticipatory bail in the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 23 Feb 2019, 06:05:50 PM