Rahul Gandhi reached ED's office around 11.15 pm and did not take any break in the afternoon.
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for nearly 9 hours on Tuesday, the fifth day in the alleged money laundering case related to the 'National Herald newspaper. Rahul Gandhi along with his security personnel came out from the ED headquarters on APJ Abdul Kalam Road in central Delhi around 8 pm. Sources said the interrogation would resume after a short gap.
Rahul Gandhi reached the ED's office around 11.15 pm and did not take any break in the afternoon. As he did in his previous appearance. Congress MP from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi has been questioned at the ED office for nearly 50 hours for five days. The officials questioned him over several sessions and recorded his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
At the same time, the protest of Congress leaders is also going on regarding the questioning of Rahul. A video of Mahila Congress President Neta D'Souza has surfaced during the protest. It can be seen in the video that D'Souza, who was standing at the door of the bus, spat on the women policemen when the protesters were being arrested and taken by the police.
Rahul was questioned for 12 hours yesterday
Congress leaders were hopeful that the questioning would end on Monday, but after summoning Rahul again on Tuesday, party leaders have again made preparations for the demonstration. The party has called all its MPs and MLAs to Delhi on Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, Rahul was questioned for about 12 hours. He came out of the ED office late at around 12 pm. Rahul has been questioned by the ED team for 30 hours in three consecutive days from Monday to Wednesday last week and for 12 hours on Monday.