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Delhi court to hear National Herald case

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

A will today hear the Herald matter.

Earlier, all the accused in the case filed their reply in the and opposed (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking summoning of witnesses.

Swamy's counsel had submitted a list of witnesses and other evidences against the accused.

The had previously dismissed Swamy's plea, seeking documents related to the case against president and vice-president along with other accused.

Swamy had earlier sought documents and ledger books maintained by the and Associated Journals Limited (AJL).

Swamy had filed an application in 2012, accusing Sonia, Rahul and others associated with the of conspiring to cheat in a land deal.

In his complaint, Swamy had alleged that the Congress granted an interest-free loan of Rs. 90.25 crore to the AJL, owner of the Herald newspaper, established by Jawaharlal Nehru, which was either not repaid or repaid in case, which was in violation of Section 269T of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

In August, the court issued notices to Sonia, Rahul and five others on Swamy's application seeking presentation of certain documents from Associated Journals Pvt. Ltd (AJL) and Indian Congress (INC) in connection with the National Herald case.

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First Published: Sat, April 22 2017. 01:33 IST