Robert Vadra, mother appear before ED in Jaipur in land scam probe

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In Rajasthan, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi’s husband Robert Vadra, and his mother Maureen appeared before Enforcement Directorate’s regional office in Jaipur this morning in connection with a probe into an alleged land scam in Bikaner district. AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi, accompanied her husband Robert Vadra. AIR correspondent reports that a Tehsildar of Bikaner district had registered complaint about alleged forgery in the allotment of land in Bikaner district. The ED had registered a criminal case in September, 2015, taking cognigance of FIRs and chargesheets filed by the Rajasthan police.  The ED is searching about the role of Mr Vadra in a firm – M/s Skylight Hospitality Private Limited – which had purchased land in the area. ED had arrested two persons in this case. The agency had summoned Vadra thrice but he failed to appear and later approached the Rajasthan High Court. On January 21, the Rajasthan high Court had asked agency to not to arrest Mr. Vadra and him with his mother to appear before ED for investigation.

The Hindu


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