Assets linked to Robert Vadra’s firm is attached by ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday confirms it has attached assets worth Rs 4.62 crore of a firm linked to Robert Vadra. Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law, in connection with the Bikaner land scam case.

“The attached assets include movable assets amounting to Rs 18,59,500 pertaining to four individuals. There is one immovable property situated at 268. Sukhdev Vihar in New Delhi, to the extent of Rs 4,43,36,550 belongs to Robert Vadra’s company-Ms Sky Light Hospitality (P) Ltd (now LLP),” the agency adds.

The ED has registered a criminal case in connection with the deal in 2015. Which takes cognizance of a clutch of FIRs and charge sheets filed by Rajasthan Police after receiving complaint of the tehsildar of Bikaner. They alleges forgery in the allotment of land in the area. Which is sensitive due to its proximity to the Indo-Pak border.

On Tuesday, Vadra and his mother Maureen had appeared before the ED in Jaipur. Congress general secretary and Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi came along with them to the probe agency’s office.

Last week, the ED had quizzed Vadra in Delhi for three days in connection with a money laundering probe. Which was charged against him for allegedly procuring assets abroad.

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