Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will be appearing before the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday again as he was questioned for eight hours by the ED for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in the National Herald money-laundering case, with the grand old party calling the agency action vendetta politics of the Centre against opposition leaders. On Monday, Gandhi was questioned for 10 hours Gandhi arrived at the ED office amid protests by Congress leaders and workers, several of whom were detained by Delhi Police. Among leaders taken into custody included Randeep Surjewala, KC Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi, Deepender Singh Hooda, Ranjeet Ranjan and Imran Pratapgarhi.
Delhi Police personnel were deployed in huge numbers and section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) was imposed around the agency’s office.All approach roads leading to the ED office were out of bounds for the public as barricades were put up and central anti-riot police force RAF and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were deployed, who detained hundreds of Congress leaders and supporters outside the party headquarters at 24, Akbar Road and around central Delhi.
Rahul Gandhi returns to the ED office as he left for lunch break around 3:45 pm after four hours of questioning in the National Herald case on Day 2.
Senior Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi, Deepender Singh Hooda, Ranjeet Ranjan, Imran Pratapgarhi & others who are in police custody have been taken to Badarpur police station, Delhi
ED probe against Rahul Gandhi is an attempt to muzzle his voice as he has always questioned Modi govt on issues like China capturing our territory, inflation, fuel price hike, unemployment, religious vendetta…He is being constantly attacked: Randeep Surjewala
We are Gandhi's heirs, we will once again walk, our 'Satyagraha' won't stop: Randeep Surjewala
The Congress on Monday alleged that the Delhi police made a “murderous attack” on its leader K C Venugopal and others during their protest march taken out in solidarity with Rahul Gandhi, with P Chidambaram and Pramod Tiwari sustaining hairline fractures in their ribs.
Gandhi on Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in a money laundering case pertaining to the National Herald newspaper-Association Journals case. Read More