Court directs Robert Vadra to appear before ED on Tuesday

obert Vadra appears before ED
Jaipur: Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Jaipur on Feb 13, 2019. (Photo: Ravi Shankar Vyas/IANS)

New Delhi,
Feb 25. A Delhi court on Monday directed Robert Vadra,
brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, to join the Enforcement
Directorate
‘s (ED) investigation in connection with a probe into a
money laundering case.

Special
Judge Arvind Kumar ordered Vadra to appear before the ED on Tuesday.

Robert Vadra,
who was slated to appear before the Enforcement Directorate at
its Jamnagar office here on Monday for his sixth round of questioning, did not
depose before the investigating agency and has moved a separate plea before the
court seeking a stay on his interrogation.

Vadra has
been till date questioned for over 34 hours in connection with the case on
February 6, 7, 9, 20 and 22.

Earlier in
the day, the court had directed the Enforcement Directorate to
provide Robert Vadra hard copies of documents recovered in raids at his
properties within five days.

The case
relates to ownership of overseas assets worth 1.9 million pounds by Vadra.

On December
7 last year, the ED had searched several of Vadra’s properties in Delhi-NCR and
Bengaluru.

Robert Vadra,
husband of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, is on interim bail till
March 2.

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