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DK Shivakumar leaves behind Bharat Jodo Yatra reaches Delhi to appear before ED

DK Shivakumar, the head of the Karnataka Congress, has arrived in Delhi after being urged to appear for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case.

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New Delhi: DK Shivakumar, the head of the Karnataka Congress, has arrived in Delhi after being urged to appear for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case. Shivkumar was participating in the Bharat Jodo Yatra and claimed to have left midway through the yatra to appear before the ED.

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He and his brother, MP DK Suresh, have been called in for questioning by the ED in connection with an investigation into their financial contribution to Young India Private Limited.

According to Kumar, he requested that the ED give him some time and then call for the interrogation, but the relevant officer was not ready to give him and his brother any respite but rather asked them to appear before the agency on the scheduled date.

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The Congress leader was previously questioned by the ED in its Delhi office on September 19 for more than 5 hours. He further claimed ED has lots of questions regarding the National Herald case and donations made by his family members to Young Indian Private Limited, a trust headed by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.

 

 

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