Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for Day 3 of questioning in National Herald case
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other leaders and workers of the party at its headquarters before setting out to appear before the Enforcement Directorate, in New Delhi on June 14, 2022.Anupam Gautam/IANS

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for Day 3 of questioning in National Herald case

New Delhi, June 15, 2022

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reached Enforcement Directorate (ED) office here to join the investigation in connection with the National Herald case for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

In the last two days, Gandhi was questioned for a total of about 18 hours. A three-member team is recording his statement.

Gandhi's questioning ended at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday but he left the ED headquarters at around 11.45 p.m.

On Monday, his questioning had ended at about 9 p.m. but he reportedly wanted to correct a few things in his statements and due to this, he had to wait for more hours at ED headquarters.

On Monday, Gandhi was questioned by agency officials for several hours. He was given a lunch break after three hours, and went to meet his mother, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who is undergoing treatment at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

After this, he returned to the ED's headquarters where he was again questioned till late in the night.

Gandhi was questioned about a few transactions made by Kolkata-based Dotex Merchandise Pvt Ltd.

Sonia Gandhi has also been summoned in the matter. She is likely to appear before the ED on June 23.


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