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ED summons Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi in money laundering case

Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. [File Photo]

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday summoned Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in the money laundering case related to National Herald, according to news agency PTI.

However, Congress claimed that the case was closed by the investigating agency in 2015.

“The BJP is using puppet agencies to intimidate political opponents. National Heral has a history that goes back to independence days,” Congress member and senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times, adding that all opposition members including Mamata Banerjee, Farooq Abdullah are under the attacks from agencies. “All companies do improve balance sheet by turning loans into equities, Singhvi was quoted further saying.

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