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National Herald case: Cross-examination Subramanian Swamy adjourned

New Delhi, Feb 4: A Delhi Court on Monday adjourned the further cross-examination of BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy in the National Herald case for February 23.

Counsel for Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday morning started the cross examination of Swamy.

Swamy has filed a private complaint in Patiala House Court and accused Sonia, Rahul and others for conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds by paying just Rs 50 lakh through which the Young Indian (YI) Private Limited obtained the right to recover the Rs 90.25 crore that the Associated Journals Limited owed to the Congress.

Swamy through his complaint has charged cheating, criminal breach of trust, criminal conspiracy and misappropriation of property by YI controlled by Rahul, Sonia, and others Congress Leaders.

The other accused include Congress leaders-- Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes, Suman Dubey, renowned telecom engineer Sam Pitroda. As all the accused have denied the allegations levelled against them, their Counsel started the cross examination of Swamy.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Samar Vishal, adjourned the matter after Swamy submitted that he needs to go to the Parliament. (UNI)