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Court extends interim protection from arrest to Vadra's aide till Feb 6

ED's Special Public Prosecutor Nitesh Rana sought two more weeks for arguments on the application which was allowed by the court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi High Court (Photo - PTI)
Delhi High Court (Photo - PTI)

A Delhi court on Saturday extended till February 6 the interim protection from arrest granted to Manoj Arora, a close aide of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, in a money-laundering case.

The (ED) told Special Judge Arvind Kumar that Arora was cooperating in the probe.

"He joined the probe yesterday. So far he is cooperating," Special Public Prosecutor D P Singh, appearing for the ED, said.

ED's Special Public Prosecutor Nitesh Rana sought two more weeks for arguments on the application which was allowed by the court.

The case relates to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property -- located at 12, Bryanston Square -- worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra, the brother-in-law of president Rahul Gandhi.

First Published: Sat, January 19 2019. 14:35 IST
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