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Cong interim Sonia’s questioning for two and a half hours over for the day, ED may call again on Monday

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Sonia’s questioning over for the day. Today’s inquiry has ended in the case of money laundering related to ‘National Herald’ newspaper from Grace President Sonia Gandhi. ED roast 75-year-old Sonia Gandhi for over 2 hours. The central agency ED may call him for questioning again on Monday. Enforcement Directorate officials questioned him for nearly three hours today. After questioning Sonia Gandhi, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said that the Congress President appeared for questioning. She said, ask whatever you want, I am ready to sit till 8 pm, I can come tomorrow also.

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Sonia Gandhi (75) reached the ED office at APJ Abdul Kalam Road in central Delhi in the afternoon amid ‘Z+’ security cordon. Gandhi, who was recently infected with the corona virus, was wearing a mask and his son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi were also with her.

Recently Sonia Gandhi got infected with Corona virus. When she reached the ED office, she was wearing a mask and her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi were also with her. Priyanka Gandhi was allowed to stay at the ED headquarters so that she could stay with her mother and give her medicines in case a health problem arose. He was kept away from the interrogation room.

Her statement will be recorded through audio-video medium. According to sources, the agency will give him the option of recording his statement or getting his reply written on the computer to an ED employee, who will be present with the investigating officer of the case.

Ahead of Sonia Gandhi’s production, Delhi Police had deployed a large number of police personnel on the one kilometer stretch between Gandhi’s Janpath residence and the ED office. There was also a restriction on traffic around the area. The party has criticized the agency’s action against the top leadership and termed it as “political vendetta”. Congress is protesting across the country.

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The ED had earlier questioned Sonia Gandhi’s son and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for more than 50 hours for five days in this case. The probe pertains to alleged financial irregularities in Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited, which owns the National Herald newspaper.

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