Robert Vadra Gets Anticipatory Bail In Money Laundering Case Despite ED Seeking Custodial Interrogation

Robert Vadra Gets Anticipatory Bail In Money Laundering Case Despite ED Seeking Custodial InterrogationRobert Vadra (Twitter/Robert Vadra)

The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday (1 April) granted anticipatory bail to Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, in a money laundering case, Times Now has reported. Along with Vadra, his close aide Manoj Arora also got bail.

According to the report, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) wanted a custodial interrogation of Vadra. However, the probe agency’s plea was dismissed by the court.

Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Vadra, who is husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 5 lakh and a surety of the same amount. The court said Vadra will not be able tp leave the country without prior permission, reports News Nation.

The court also imposed certain conditions on him and said he shall not tamper with any evidence, influence any witness in the case.

According to the News Nation report, Vadra, who was on an interim bail, is facing allegations of money laundering in purchase of a London-based property at 12, Bryanston Square worth 1.9 million pounds.