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Robert Vadra's close aide Jagdish Sharma questioned by ED in PMLA case

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The (ED) on Thursday started quizzing Jagdish Sharma, a close aide of Robert Vadra, in connection with a case.

The agency had summoned Sharma for questioning on Tuesday.

Last week, a court had extended till March 19 the interim bail of Robert Vadra, the son-in-of Sonia Gandhi, in connection with the Prevention of Act (PMLA) case.

Vadra's interim bail extension came after he appeared before the ED for questioning in the case linked to his alleged purchase of a London-based property.

In December last year, Sharma had told the ED that he was Vadra's 'chela' (disciple). Sharma was questioned by the agency as part of an ongoing probe against for allegedly receiving money from

On December 7, the ED had conducted raids at the premises of some close associates of Vadra, including Sharma, for allegedly receiving money from The raids were conducted at three places in Delhi, in addition to Bengaluru, according to ED sources said.

The ED sources had said the investigating agency has "evidence" that the persons being raided had received money in their from

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 11:31 IST