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Delhi court extends interim protection from arrest to Robert Vadra’s aide till February 16 

File photo of Robert Vadra. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 06, 2019, 02.19 PM (IST)

A Delhi court Wednesday extended till February 16 the interim protection from arrest granted to Manoj Arora, a close aide of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, in a money laundering case.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) requested Special Judge Arvind Kumar that as the next date of hearing in Vadra's case was fixed for February 16, this case too is posted for the same date.

The case relates to allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a London-based property -- located at 12, Bryanston Square -- worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.