Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (DE) in a money laundering case today, June 13. been summoned in this case. Property of Young Indian Pvt Limited, the article is published by Associated Journals Limited (AJL).
On June 8, Sonia Gandhi was also asked to appear before the emergency room, but she asked the agency for time off as she recovered from COVID-19.
National Herald case
Earlier on June 2, Rahul Gandhi was summoned to appear before the agency, but he requested a new date as he was overseas at the time.
Currently, the shareholder model and financial transactions have been studied by the ED. The role of party functionaries in the functioning of the AJL and YIL is also under scrutiny.
According to allegations by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, the Gandhis cheated and misappropriated funds, with YIL paying only Rs 50 lakh for the right to recoup Rs 90.25 crores that the AJL owed Congress. Earlier, he filed a lawsuit in a Delhi court. While ED also filed a new case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after the court became aware of an investigation by the Department of Income Tax against YIL over Swamy’s request.
In April, top Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Congress Treasurer Pawan Bansal were questioned by the ED in New Delhi as part of its money laundering probe into the National Herald case. It should be noted that Bansal is the general manager of AJL and Kharge is the CEO of YIL.
Congress holds protest against ED’s interrogation of Rahul Gandhi in corruption case
The Congress party is staging a protest today, June 13, as a show of strength for its leader Rahul Gandhi who will appear before the ED in connection with a money laundering case.
The protest is taking place outside the ED headquarters in New Delhi and its offices in the respective states against what the party calls the Centre’s “misuse” of agencies. The main leaders and deputies of the party take part in the protest march where they will also organize a “satyagrah”.
Congress Whip at Lok Sabha Manickam Tagore tweeted: “I will join and march to ED office in Delhi. No FIR. Fake case to slander an honest leader. 9am Jun 13. Join Delhi or join the Congress satyagraha in front of the ED office in your state.”
On the 13th, when an innocent and honest man appears before the ED guided by Narender Modi & Shah, he will get his warrant to insult him in a room without anyone for 4-6 hours, then ask him to write and leave.
As an MP, isn’t it my duty to protest Shah/Modi’s illegal act?
— Manickam Tagore .B🇮🇳✋மாணிக்கம் தாகூர்.ப (@manickamtagore) June 8, 2022