The probe agency has till now questioned Rahul Gandhi for more than 40 hours in four days.
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday morning reached the office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fifth day for interrogation in the National Herald case. The ED is questioning Rahul Gandhi on the ownership of Young Indian by the Gandhi family and its shareholding in the Associate Journals Limited (AJL), the company that runs the National Herald newspaper.
On Monday, Gandhi was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fourth time. The probe agency has till now questioned the Congress leader for more than 40 hours in four days in the alleged money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.
On Thursday last, the Enforcement Directorate had called Rahul Gandhi for questioning on Friday. Gandhi, however, had requested the ED to push back Friday’s date to interrogate him. Following which the probe agency had shifted the date from Friday to Monday.
The central agency has also summoned Sonia Gandhi but the Congress interim president is undergoing treatment at the hospital for some Covid-related complications and is expected to join the interrogation soon.
On Wednesday, the ED interrogated Rahul Gandhi for nearly 10 hours while on Tuesday the central agency had quizzed the senior Congress leader for nearly 11 hours. On Monday, the ED had questioned Rahul Gandhi for 10 hours.
On Tuesday, after appearing before the ED, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had met their mother and Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Sonia Gandhi was admitted to the hospital for treatment of Covid-related complications.