In the National Herald Case News, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will question Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for the fifth day today. The ED had questioned Rahul on Monday as well. The ED has so far questioned the former Congress president for more than 35 hours. Rahul Gandhi, 52, was questioned by ED officials for three consecutive days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday last week, during which his statements were recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Rahul was to appear again before the probe agency last Friday, but the former Congress president had written a letter to the investigating officer of the ED as his mother Sonia Gandhi was ill, exempting her from the interrogation scheduled for Friday (June 17). requested to give. The ED had accepted his request and asked him to appear on June 20.
Rahul Gandhi is understood to have been asked questions related to the establishment of ‘Young Indian’, the running of ‘National Herald’ and the Congress loan to Associated Journals Limited (AJL) and transfer of funds within the media body. The promoters and shareholders of ‘Young Indian’ include Sonia Gandhi and some other Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi. The Congress has termed the ED action as vendetta politics of the BJP-led central government against the opposition leaders.