Vadra leaves midway ED questioning, citing bad health

Vadra leaves midway ED questioning, citing bad health

Agency News

New Delhi, Feb 20: Businessman Robert Vadra on Wednesday left midway questioning of Enforcement Directorate (ED) as he said that he was not feeling well.

He also skipped questioning on Tuesday citing bad health and he was asked to appear before the ED on Friday, a reliable source in the probing agency said. On Wednesday, he arrived at the probe agency office around 10:40 hrs along with advocates to depose fifth time in money laundering case.

The ED case against Vadra relates to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property located at 12, Bryanston Square worth 1.9 million British Pounds, which is allegedly owned by him. He was questioned by the probe agency on February 7, 8 and 9 for several hours here at Jamnagar House.

During the questioning on the February 8, Vadra was shown some property documents and exchange of electronic mails which indicates that he owns the said property in London but he denied owning any property there, a reliable source in the probe agency said on condition of anonymity. Vadra also deposed before the ED on February 12 and 13 in Jaipur in an another money laundering case related to a land scam at Kolayat in Bikaner.

Robert Vadra had obtained protection from the arrest by the Delhi Court till February 16 which was further extended till March 2 by the court. (UNI)