Robert Vadra money laundering case: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s husband Robert Vadra has returned to Delhi for her mother’s treatment. He went to America from London According to the order of the court, he has reached to appear before the Enforcement Directorate for inquiries into a money laundering case. He has been questioning for nearly two hours.
Robert Vadra has returned from the US last night. He has reached to appear in the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday in connection with a case of money laundering. Together, the wife Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was also present. However, the ED office went to Robert Vadra and after waiting a while, Priyanka went away from there. It is being told that Robert Vadra had forgotten to bring his glasses. Because of this, the inquiry started with delay. The ED is questioning in three phases from Vadra.
During the interrogation, Robert Vadra denied any business relationship with Sanjay Bhandari and his cousin Shikhar Chadha. He said that I know Manoj Arora. He was my employee, but he refused to write Aurora’s emails. Along with this, Vadra said that I have no direct or indirect property in London.
ED asked this question
In the first phase of the inquiry, Vadra will be asked about his relationship with Manoj Arora, Sumit Chadha, C. Thampi and Sanjay Bhandari. For this, they will be confronted with the statement of Manoj Arora, given under the email and PMLA. The second phase will be inquired about their properties overseas. These 8-9 properties purchased in London Three luxury and six flats. All transactions were between 05-10. One modus operandi was used to pay for them. In the third phase, inquiries will be made regarding defense and petrol deal intermediaries.
Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had accompanied Robert Vadra to the Enforcement Directorate, where he reached to appear in connection with a money laundering case. She left soon afterwards. https://t.co/bOJfKrfuxl
— ANI (@ANI) February 6, 2019
Significantly, Priyanka Gandhi’s husband, Robert Vadra, filed an application in the court to avoid arrest. While hearing his appeal in the money laundering case, Delhi’s Patiala House court gave relief to him last week. Vadra counsel KTS Tulsi had assured the court that his client would cooperate in Vadra investigation.
The court gave relief to Vadra by arrest till Feb 16 and said that Vadra has to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on February 6 for questioning. Earlier, the court had put an interim stay on the arrest of Vadra’s close aide Manoj Arora till 6 February.
Allegations of revenge action on BJP
He was out of the country for several days, but has reached Delhi on Tuesday night. According to the sources, Robert told his close friends that he respected the law of the country and despite the unnecessary targeting by the BJP government, he will work only in the law. Robert said that four and a half years had passed, there was a BJP government in Haryana, Rajasthan and the Center, why not do anything. Only action with the feeling of revenge.
What is the case(Robert Vadra money laundering case)
The case against Robert Vadra is related to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a property situated on 12 Brianston Square in London. This property was purchased in 1 million pounds and owned by Robert Vadra.
The investigating agency had told the court that the Income Tax Department is investigating the fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari under the Black Money Act and tax law. Meanwhile, the role of Manoj Arora came out, on which the case of money laundering was registered.
The allegation is that Sanjay Bhandari had bought the London-based property in 1 million pounds and in 2010 it was sold in such amount. While about 65,900 pounds were spent on the same repairs, the property was sold to Robert Vadra only in the purchase price.
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