Robert Vadra calls his 'false prosecution' a political witch-hunt  

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 02, 2019, 12.26 PM(IST)

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

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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

A day after he moved a Delhi court seeking anticipatory bail in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), Robert Vadra on Saturday said that he was being subjected to ''false prosecution'' which has a colour of political ''witch-hunt''. 

News agency ANI reported him as saying he was being targeted and subjected to false prosecution which has a colour of political witch hunt. 

He also said that he is a law-abiding citizen. 

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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. 

Vadra's anticipatory bail application is likely to be heard by the court on Saturday.