New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra, who was expected to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday for questioning in a money laundering case, couldn’t make it.Also Read - Amid Maharashtra Crisis, ED Summons Sanjay Raut in Land Scam Case
His lawyer KTS Tulsi said, “Robert Vadra is not able to attend the hearing today for which he had been summoned by ED because he suffered about a food poisoning last night as a result of which he is having acute diarrhoea and nausea.” Also Read - Sonia Gandhi Discharged From Hospital, to Now Face ED in Money Laundering Case
Vadra is under the ED scanner for his ‘undeclared assets’ in London, including a property located worth 1.9 million British pounds. The fresh ED summons came two days after a Delhi court had extended his interim bail till March 2. Earlier, the directorate had questioned Vadra for over 24 hours in connection with the case on February 6, 7 and 9. Also Read - Case Filed Against Congress Leader Renuka Chowdhury For Grabbing Cop's Collar During Protest In Hyderabad
He was also questioned twice by the ED in Jaipur in connection with a Bikaner land deal case.
Last week, the ED had attached Rs 4.43 crore worth of immovable property at Sukhdev Vihar house in Delhi. The house was in the name of Vadra’s company Sky Light Hospitality Private Limited. On February 2, the court had granted Vadra interim bail till February 16 and asked him to join the investigation on February 6.