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Robert Vadra gets anticipatory bail in an alleged money laundering case

The alleged money laundering case pertains to purchase of a London property - 12 Bryanston Square - worth 1.9 million Great Britain Pound (GBP).

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 2 Feb 2019 10:15 AM GMT

Robert Vadra gets anticipatory bail in an alleged money laundering case
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New Delhi: Businessman and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra has been given anticipatory bail till February 16 in an alleged money laundering case. His lawyer said that Vadra will join investigation in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate over alleged wrongdoing in a deal of a London-based property worth 1.9 million pounds.

In the on-going investigation against Robert Vadra, the accused got anticipatory bail by a Delhi Court. His lawyer KTS Tulsi assured the court that Vadra "will join the ED investigation on February 6."

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Speaking to media 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.

Vadra moved a Delhi Court 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.

Vadra's assistant Manoj Arora, another accused in the case, was already given protection from arrest.

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The alleged money laundering case pertains to purchase of a London property - 12 Bryanston Square - worth 1.9 million Great Britain Pound (GBP).

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.

This move by the court has given Vadra a sigh of relief for the time being.

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