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ED searches Vadra's office

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday carried out searches at the office of Rahul Gandhi's in an ongoing probe into the 2012 land deal in in Rajasthan, sources said.

The searches at the Sukhdeo Vihar office began at 11 a.m.

The action came after Vadra ignored fresh summons issued to him late last month.

The said the agency was also searching the premises of Vadra's close associates in the national capital region and Bengaluru.

The agency had issued the latest summons to Vadra as he did not personally appear on November 30 and instead sent his

The ED has been probing an alleged scam in the purchase of land in area in district.

According to ED officials, purchased 69.55 hectares of land for Rs 72 lakh and then sold it to Allegeny Finlease for Rs 5.15 crore, earning a profit of Rs 4.43 crore.

The agency registered a criminal case under the Money Laundering Act in 2015, taking cognizance of the case filed by the Police.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 18:04 IST
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