Businessman Robert Vadra is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate for the second consecutive day in a money laundering case. On Thursday, the Congress slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He accused the BJP government of questioning Robert Vadra by the Enforce Directorate (ED) and said that the PM was “blinded by revenge” and taking out his anger fearing an “imminent defeat” in the coming Lok Sabha election.
Yesterday, Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, was questioned by the ED for nine hours in connection with a probe into allegations of money laundering that he has illegally purchased assets in the foreign country.
Congress chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala considers it as a planned conspiracy by the BJP gain votes for the upcoming elections. He quoted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi is blinded by revenge. Prime Minister Modi is taking out his anger due to the imminent defeat in the upcoming polls.”
In the case, it has been claimed that the 49-year-old Mr. Vadra owns nine luxury properties in London which worth several million pounds. According to the sources on being asked about the connection of the case with the key persons Sanjay Bhandari, Summit Chandha (his cousin), he has denied the accusations. Mr. Vadra stated that he doesn’t own any property in London directly or indirectly.
Randeep Surjewala said, “False cases on opposition leaders and their families are being registered… The whole country knows that since 2012 there has been a conspiracy against Robert Vadra by Modi and BJP. Seven years have gone by, but no evidence has been found against Robert Vadra or his associates.”
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra came with to pick her husband from the office of Enforcement Directorate in a black SUV around 9:30 PM. Mr. Vadra may be called again by the ED for investigation on Friday or Saturday.