The federal agency in central Delhi around 11.10 am, was brought up for questioning about 20 minutes later after he finished some brief legal proceedings and registered for his attendance.
Officials said he was allowed by the emergency director to leave for lunch around 2:10 p.m. and returned for questioning around 3:30 p.m. The investigation relates to alleged financial irregularities in Young Indian which is promoted by the party and which owns the National Herald newspaper.
Hundreds of congressmen in Delhi and state capitals took to the streets, and several top leaders, including Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gilot, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhubesh Bagel, Randeep Surjewala and KC Venugopal, were arrested here amid a massive show of force by the party. . He called for a Satyagraha rally against the ED recall.
Senior party leaders were released from police custody around 11:30 pm shortly after Rahul Gandhi left the office of the Executive Directorate. The main opposition party claimed that the Delhi Police launched a “fatal attack” on its leader Venugopal and others, in which former Home Minister P Chidambaram and Pramod Tiwari sustained broken ribs.
The National Herald is published by Associated Journal Limited (AJL) and owned by Young Indian Pvt Limited.
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