Covid won’t affect Sonia’s summoning on June 8 for the Probe

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Party President(Congress) Sonia Gandhi has Been tested Covid positive and had to isolate herself. Given though her condition she would still appear before the Enforcement Directorate on June 8 for questioning in the National Herald case.
Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said “Mrs Gandhi developed mild fever and other Covid symptoms last evening.”

She(Sonia Gandhi) has been meeting leaders and activists over last week, some of whom have been found Covid positive. The Congress President had developed mild fever & Covid symptoms last evening. On testing, she was found Covid positive, Rnadeep Singh Surjewala tweeted, “adding that she is under medical care. It is learnt that several top party leaders, including K C Venugopal, general secretary in charge of organisation, are infected.”

“Congress President will appear before ED on 8th June, as informed by us earlier. We, at Indian National Congress, shall keep you posted about any future developments.”

Both Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by the central agency in connection with a money laundering case.

While the Congress president(Sonia Gandhi) was asked to appear on June 8, Rahul was to be summoned today. The Congress leader, however, is abroad now and has sought a date after June 5.

The Gandhis have been summoned for a case related to allegations of cheating, conspiracy, and criminal breach of trust in the acquisition of the “Associated Journals Limited,” which ran the newspaper, by Young Indian Pvt Ltd.

MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi told the media that ‘there is no evidence of money laundering or of any monetary exchange’

The party has accused the centre of political vendetta and of misusing central probe agencies to target the opposition.After the Gandhis were sumoned mr Sinhgvi stated “This is a strange case of money laundering where no money is involved. The case is more hollow than a pack of cards. We will face it. We are not intimidated. This reeks of vendetta, pettiness, fear and cheap politics.”

The Congress trying to conceal real issues like “INFLATION” and accusing the government by stating that “the case only involved the conversion of debt into equity to pay off dues like salaries”. Mr Singhvi said the case was closed in 2015 by the Enforcement Directorate but the government removed the officials concerned, brought in new officials, and reopened the case.

Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Pawan Bansal were questioned by The central agency recently as part of the investigation. The questioning of the senior Congress leaders and the Gandhis is part of the investigation to understand the shareholding pattern, financial transactions and role of the promoters of Young Indian and AJL, officials said.

National Desk, Ne India News

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