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ED questions Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with the alleged money laundering case involving the National Herald

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On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) began questioning Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in the alleged money laundering case involving the National Herald.

According to ANI, the federal agency’s investigators questioned the 51-year-old leader for more than three hours in the first round, which began at 11 a.m. at its headquarters.

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The first round of questioning ended around 2.15 p.m. to allow for a lunch break. The Congress leader returned to his home before visiting Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the national capital, where his mother, party interim president Sonia Gandhi, is being treated for COVID-related issues.

Rahul Gandhi’s questioning resumed after he returned to the investigation for the second round at around 3.45 p.m.

After the Union government revoked the Gandhi family’s SPG cover in 2019, the Congress leader became a CRPF Z+ category protectee.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for about two and a half hours before allowing him to leave for lunch around 2:10 p.m. on Monday.

The ED has summoned the Congress MP from Wayanad in Kerala in connection with a money laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

After the lunch break, Rahul Gandhi is expected to rejoin the questioning and resume recording his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). On Monday, around 11:10 a.m., Rahul Gandhi appeared before the ED.