File photo of Robert Vadra. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted raids at the premises of some close associates of Robert Vadra.
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted raids at the premises of some close associates of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, according to his lawyer Suman Jyoti Khaitan.
Vadra, a businessman, is being investigated by the ED in connection with a land deal in Bikaner in Rajasthan.
ED Sources: ED has evidence that the persons being raided had received money in their bank accounts from defence suppliers. https://t.co/zbAZv59uqt— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
Khaitan claimed that the ED officials raided "close associates" and business partners of Vadra in Delhi without even showing any search warrants.
Lawyer of Robert Vadra on ED team at three locations connected to close aides of Vadra: They have locked our people of Skylight hospitality inside, they are not allowing anyone to go inside. Is this nazism? Is this a jail? pic.twitter.com/uRQvO8nRvY— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
They locked up the premises from inside and are not allowing any access to those inside, even to the lawyers, he alleged.
ED Sources: Raids were also held at locations in Bengaluru( on locations connected to close aides of Robert Vadra) https://t.co/A9uEIsg0rB— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
"Is this rule of law?... Evidence has been fabricated," he alleged while speaking to reporters.
Lawyer of Robert Vadra on ED team at three locations connected to close aides of Vadra: It has been 4.5 years and they found nothing, so now they are locking us outside and planting and fabricating evidence pic.twitter.com/mYsoJUzMts— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
He said a newspaper had reported that that three summons had been served on Vadra by the ED but "we have received none."