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Robert, Maureen Vadra arrives at Jaipur ED office

IANS  |  Jaipur 

Robert Vadra, husband of Vadra, and his mother Maureen on Tuesday arrived at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office here for questioning in connection with a case involving a Bikaner land deal in

was accompanied by his wife Priyanka Gandhi, who was recently appointed as Congress' in-charge for eastern They reached the office here around 10.40 a.m.

The 47-year-old sister of Rahul left the premises after dropping and his mother. She had flown in to after a hectic roadshow in capital late on Monday.

According to sources, left for again, as there were meetings lined up at the party office for her.

had reached the capital on Monday afternoon along with his mother.

As soon as the Vadra family reached the office, a few Congress workers standing outside started raising slogans 'Chowkidaar chor hai'.

The questioning of Vadra in the Bikaner land deal case comes after the directed the mother and son to appear before the officials in connection with the case on January 21.

Vadra and his mother are partners in the Skylight Hospitality LLP, the company probed by the ED in a case registered in 2015.

The case was filed by the on complaints made by the Bikaner tehsil office about alleged forgery in the land allotment. The alleged scam relates to 275 acres of land in the Kolayat sub-division.

Vadra and his mother's statements shall be recorded under the Prevention of Act (PMLA).

This is for the first time that the two were being questioned by the ED officials in the Bikaner land deal case.

Earlier, Vadra was questioned for over 24 hours in a separate money laundering case on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday in

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 12:22 IST
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