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Vadra skips ED appearance

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday did not appear for questioning before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case involving abroad assets.

Vadra, who was questioned by the financial probe agency on Thursday for over seven hours, was supposed to depose before the agency officials at 2 p.m. but he sent his advocates in his stead.

On Thursday, he was questioned about the amount received by his company as kickbacks in petroleum deals in Gujarat, an official told IANS.

The agency had said that the money was used to buy properties in London.

The official also noted that the agency had got some more leads.

The case relates to the ownership of 1.9 million pounds of overseas assets and undisclosed entities set up to evade tax.

–IANS

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