Bikaner Land Deal Case: ED Raids Robert Vadra Aides’ Premises

Vadra has denied any wrongdoing in the Bikaner land scam.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted searches on premises of two close aides of Robert Vadra – Mahesh Nagar and Ashok Kumar – in connection with a money laundering probe in the Bikaner land deal case.

Officials said the ED raided at least three locations in Faridabad.

The ED had recently attached assets worth Rs 1.18 crore of government officials and others in connection with the case under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

The agency, in this case, had also issued notices to a firm linked to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi.

However, it did not mention the name of Vadra or any company linked to him in its FIR filed under the PMLA.

In the FIR, it had named some Rajasthan government officials and the “land mafia”.

Vadra had denied any wrongdoing even as the Congress had called the action “sheer political vendetta”.

(With PTI and ANI inputs)

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