- The Congress leader had sought change of date as he is out of country
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald newspaper case. He had asked for more time to appear before the agency as he is currently out of the country.
The ED has now summoned him on June 13 for questioning in the money laundering case.
Earlier, Rahul Gandhi had been issued summons for June 2. However, he informed the ED that he would likely return on Friday night, and sought a later date.
His mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, too, had been issued the summons. However, she tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently in isolation. She is now likely to appear before the agency on June 8.
The case had been filed by economist and politician Subramanian Swamy accusing Sonia and Rahul Gandhi of criminal misappropriation of funds.
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