ED finds evidence leading to Robert Vadra’s properties abroad


New Delhi, December 8: Sources from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday confirmed that they have found evidence during the searches conducted at Robert Vadra’s properties. The evidence found during the search are leading to properties being owned by Vadra abroad.
Properties found were in London and India, news agency ANI reported.
Earlier on Friday, ED carried out searches against three people linked to Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra in connection with its probe into alleged “commissions received by some suspects in defence deals” and illegal assets stashed abroad, officials said.
This is for the first time that Vadra’s associates have been linked to alleged commissions received in defence deals by the ED.
The raids that began around 12 noon were carried out at multiple premises in Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru, they said. In Delhi, the raids were carried out in the Sukhdev Vihar area apart from neighbouring Noida and Ghaziabad.
However, Vadra’s lawyer Suman Khaitan said ED officers “are inside his client’s premises since 8/9 AM”.
The action was underway till late night and the three unidentified people were being questioned by ED sleuths, sources said.
“The searches are being carried out at the premises of two employees of firms linked to Vadra and another person. These people are suspected to have received commissions out of a defence deal and they subsequently invested these funds to acquire illegal assets abroad,” an ED source claimed.(ZeeNews)