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National Herald Case: Swamy withdraws name of B.S. Hooda as witness

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday withdrew his application which sought to add name of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and three bureaucrats as witnesses in the Herald Case.

Earlier in the day, Swamy had asked the to summon 11 witnesses related to the Herald case and the assured to hear him on July 1 once he will file a consolidated copy of documents and the witnesses

Swamy filed a criminal conspiracy case in 2012 against President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Treasurer Motilal Vora, leader Oscar Fernandes, Suman Dubey and Sam Pitroda.

Swamy's application alleges that alleging that the granted an interest-free loan of Rs 90.25 crore to Associated Journals Limited (AJL), owner of the Herald newspaper. Swamy alleged that did bungling in the loan and it was not repaid or repaid in

Swamy further alleged that Sonia and Rahul were made directors of a company- Young Indian- in November 2010, which acquired almost all the shareholding of AJL and all its properties, reportedly worth Rs 5,000 crore.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 23:32 IST