ED attaches ‘National Herald’ plot in Panchkula, Dr Swamy welcomes move

ED attaches ‘National Herald’ plot in Panchkula, Dr Swamy welcomes move

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New Delhi, Dec 3: Intensifying crackdown in the now famous 'National Herald case' the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached the 'Herald plot' at Panchkula in Haryana.

The action was taken citing alleged "irregularities" in the allotment of the plot for the National Herald office - to be run by Congress leaders.

"Congrats ED for attaching Panchkula NH land," BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy tweeted.

Now, there should be actions against 'Bandra plot', Dr Swamy said.

The case pertains to the alleged illegal re-allotment of land to Associated Journals Ltd (AJL).

'Young Indian' is a private company limited by guarantee, incorporated on November 23, 2010.

According to media reports, the company is described by Rahul Gandhi's office as a "not-for-profit company".

In November 2012, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had filed a private complaint in a court in Delhi alleging that both Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have committed fraud and land grabbing by allegedly 'acquiring a publicly limited company' called Associated Journals Limited (AJL) through their owned private company, Young Indian.

The land in Haryana was supposed to have been allocated by the erstwhile Bhupinder Singh Hooda regime in the state.(UNI)