A meeting of All India Congress Committee’s General Secretaries, incharges, MPs, and senior leaders is currently taking place in Delhi at party headquarters. It will discuss a plan for action against the alleged atrocities committed by police on party legislators yesterday. The meeting also discussed the ‘brutal crackdown on Congress leaders’ and the next course of action, said KC Venugopal, KC Venugopal.
Ajay Maken, a senior Congress leader, and Mallikarjun Kharge are also present at the meeting.
Rahul Gandhi, a Congress leader, was detained Wednesday as he spent more than 24 hours at the Enforcement Directorate. This is the third day of his questioning regarding the National Herald newspaper money laundering investigation.
Despite being prohibited from protesting by Delhi Police, Congress leaders and workers clashed against police officers during a demonstration in central Delhi.
Rahul was questioned over the weekend by senior officials who were detained and prevented from entering AICC office. Although police claimed that protesters had thrown barricades at them during the standoff, they deny allegations that they forced Congress officers into the office or beaten up functionaries.
According to sources, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was asked Friday by Directorate of Enforcement (ED), to return the probe in connection with National Herald.
After 9.00 PM on Wednesday, Congress leader left the ED Office.
On Wednesday, the former chief of Congress appeared before the ED for the 3rd consecutive day for questioning.
Official sources say that Congress leader Z+ protectionee of Central Reserve Police Force in 2019 after Union government withdrew Special Protection Group cover for Gandhi family members, was confronted by ED with several documents. This evidence was to be his version.
Sources say Rahul Gandhi was questioned about Young Indian Private Limited (YIL), and the Gandhi family’s shareholding in Associated Journals Limited. (AJL), which owns the National Herald newspaper.