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.
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"Seeing this for 1st time that visitors being stopped from meeting detainees. Not allowed to enter police stations. Officials 1st agree to let us meet, then get instructions to stop us," he says pic.twitter.com/gpWO48F4iR— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022
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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.
Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Raghu Sharma & other leaders present at Vasant Kunj PS in Delhi.— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022
Surjewala and some other leaders and workers were detained earlier today during their protest over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case. pic.twitter.com/fiei8XlbHu
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
Senior Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi, Deepender Singh Hooda, Ranjeet Ranjan, Imran Pratapgarhi & others taken into police custody; being taken to an unknown destination. pic.twitter.com/vmTYRIzj5Q— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022
Delhi | Additional security forces deployed near Motilal Nehru Marg with Section 144 in CrPC imposed there & other areas.— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022
Congress leaders had yesterday led protests in the wake of the ED probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with the National Herald case. pic.twitter.com/ZiqxvvJ7sn
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
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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
Kindly avoid Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath and Man Singh Road between 7am and 12pm. Due to special arrangements, traffic movement will not be possible on these roads: Delhi Traffic Police— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022