A Delhi court on Saturday said businessman Robert Vadra cannot be arrested till February 16 in an alleged money laundering case, reported ANI.
Grounds on which Robert Vadra is seeking anticipatory bail in Delhi’s Patiala House Court- Vadra says he is being targeted and is being subjected to false prosecution which has a colour of political witch hunt & that he is a law abiding citizen (file pic) pic.twitter.com/vHaNKURKPc
— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2019
Special judge Arvind Kumar also directed Vadra to appear before the ED on February 6 and cooperate in the investigation.
The case relates to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property located at Bryanston Square worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra.
Speaking to reporters before the hearing of the money laundering case, he said there is a political witch hunt against him and he is being subjected to false prosecution which has a colour of “political witch hunt”.
The brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi moved a Delhi Court here on Friday seeking anticipatory bail in the money laundering case against him by the Enforcement Directorate. Meanwhile, the Court has given a temporary respite to his close aide Manoj Arora who is under interim protection from arrest until February 6.
A case was filed under Black Money and Imposition of Tax Act against him and searches were conducted at residences of Sanjay Bhandari by the ED. Emails were retrieved pertaining to the London property.