Delhi Court Extends Interim Bail to Robert Vadra in PMLA Case till March 19



Delhi Court Extends Interim Bail to Robert Vadra in PMLA Case till March 19

March 2: A Delhi Court Special Judge Arvind Kumar on Saturday extended the interim bail of Robert Vadra, an accused in the money laundering case, till March 19.

Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, is under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with money laundering case for his overseas undeclared assets and in one more case.

The Court today also directed the ED to provide Mr. Vadra all the documents which were seized from his office during raids conducted at Vadra’s offices on 7 December 2018 in relation with the case within next five days.

The observation of the Court came in response to the argument of Senior Advocate K T S Tulsi, who appeared for Mr. Vadra and informed sought a stay on the Vadra's questioning session on the ground that the probing agency has been questioning him on the basid of documents which have not been shared with him.

During this week on Wednesday also Vadra appeared before the agency for questioning.

Earlier in February, the Patiala House Court of Delhi during the hearing of an anticipatory bail application filed by Robert Vadra granted him interim protection from arrest, till February 16 which was later extended till March 2.

Vadra is accused for money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property which is located at 12, Bryanston Square and worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra.

Vadra is accused for money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property which is located at 12, Bryanston Square and worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra.

Pertinently, the case also has involvement of one Manoj Arora, an employee of a firm linked to Mr. Vadra, Skylight Hospitality LLP, is claimed to be a key person in the case and was alleged to be aware of Vadra's overseas undeclared assets and was instrumental in arranging funds.

Arora was also granted interim protection from arrest.

 

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi
Money Laundering
Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
Rahul Gandhi
Robert Vadra

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