New Delhi [India]- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) began the 2nd round of investigation of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday in the claimed cash laundering case linked to the National Herald.
The investigators in the federal agency questioned the 51-year-old leader for over 3 hours in the preliminary which began at its headquarters at 11 am. The first round wrapped up at around 2.15 pm for a lunch break. Congress leader returned to his home followed by his check out to Sir Ganga Ram Medical facility in the nationwide capital where his mommy and also event interim head of state Sonia Gandhi is admitted because of COVID-related concerns.
Rahul Gandhi’s questioning resumed after he rejoined the probe for the 2nd round at around 3.45 pm.
Rahul Gandhi is being examined by an Assistant Supervisor level police officer– the examining police officer of the case– being overseen by a Deputy Supervisor and also a Joint Director.
An additional policeman is found out to be typing Gandhi’s declaration which is being recorded under Area 50 of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
ED is questioning the Lok Sabha member from Wayanad in Kerala regarding supposed monetary irregularities in the party-promoted Young Indian Pvt Limited (YIL) that owns the National Herald newspaper.
ED is most likely to penetrate regarding the shareholding pattern, transfer of AJL possessions to YIL and also various other related problems.
The ED is also checking out economic deals along with the function of event functionaries in the functioning of AJL as well as YIL.
National Herald is released by the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) and also possessed by YIL.