‘If ED proceedings confidential…’: Surjewala slams centre as Rahul quizzed | Latest News India

National Herald case: Gandhi is accused of embezzlement. He has denied any wrongdoing

Congress leader Ranjeep Surjewala on Monday night raised a barrage against the central government as the Directorate of Enforcement of Rahul Gandhi was held for nine hours in the National Herald case. Not only did he allege that the officials had leaked confidential details of the case, he also shot down Delhi police over the arrest of “more than a thousand Congress workers” at police stations across Delhi.

“Modi government has been involved in misbehavior since early morning. If the ED functionality is confidential and part of the judicial process, then how is the Modi government leaking to the media every question it asks. .. creating stress? Please answer and settle the claim. ”

In another post, he tweeted a photo with other party colleagues and said: “Thousands of Congress workers have been locked up in various police stations in Delhi for more than 10 hours. . “

Surjewala’s allegation leaked details of a case filed to investigate the misuse of funds in Takeover Associated Journals Limited, which was promoted by Gandhi through Young Indian Private Limited (YI). Associated Journals Limited is the publisher of the National Herald newspaper, which was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister.

Congress has denied all wrongdoing and on Monday, launched a nationwide ‘Satyagraha’ protest against the Center.

Several Congress leaders were arrested, including Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bagheel. Former Union Minister P Chidambaram said he had suffered a hair fracture between most of the hands during the protests.

Delhi Police have denied claims of excessive force and said 26 MPs, 5 MLAs and more than 450 activists were arrested amid the party’s “Satyagraha” protest march.

Rahul Gandhi’s trial will continue for the second day on Tuesday.

(With inputs from PTI)

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