National Herald case: ED issues fresh summon to Sonia Gandhi, asks her to appear on June 23

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday (June 10) issued a fresh summon to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asking her to appear on June 23 in reference to a cash laundering case pertaining to the National Herald-AJL deal, PTI reported. This comes after Gandhi examined optimistic for Covid-19 forward of her questioning by the company on June 8.

Congress had mentioned on June 2 that Sonia Gandhi has examined optimistic for the coronavirus. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had mentioned, “Congress president Sonia Gandhi assessments optimistic for Covid-19. She has developed delicate fever and a few signs and has remoted herself and has been given requisite medical consideration. As of immediately, her date of look earlier than ED on June eighth stands as it’s.”

On Thursday, citing well being causes, Sonia Gandhi had sought a 3-week extension from the ED. Gandhi had approached the ED as she was nonetheless optimistic for the coronavirus, ANI reported. “She is enhancing however continues to be COVID optimistic and medical doctors have instructed her to take relaxation. The medical experiences of June 2 and June 7 have additionally been despatched to the ED and three-week time has been sought whereas the chief is but to get a reply on it and to get a fresh date for the looks,” sources advised the information company.

Meanwhile, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will appear for questioning earlier than the ED on Monday (June 13). The Congress has cried foul over the summons issued to the Gandhis and the alleged that it’s a “political vendetta”. The grand previous social gathering has determined that each one its high leaders and MPs would stage a “satyagraha” and take out a protest march to the ED headquarters in Delhi on the day when the Wayanad MP has to appear earlier than the central company.

The Gandhis have to appear earlier than the ED for questioning into the alleged monetary irregularities within the Congress-promoted Young Indian that owns the National Herald newspaper.

(With company inputs)

 

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