Delhi Court to hear National Herald case plea today

Besides Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes, Suman Dubey and Sam Pitroda are the other accused in the case.

Delhi Court to hear National Herald case plea today

New Delhi: The Patiala House Court will on Friday hear a plea filed by Rajya Sabha MP and BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy in a case related to the National Herald case.

In August, the court issued notices to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and five others on Swamy`s application seeking presentation of certain documents from Associated Journals Pvt Ltd (AJL) and Indian National Congress (INC) in connection with the National Herald case.

The court had on March 11 given its nod to Swamy`s plea, seeking the balance sheets of the INC and the AJL for the purpose of investigation in this case.

In an application moved before Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen, Swamy sought to summon the balance sheet, receipts, income and expenditure statements for assessment years 2010- 11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 of the INC, AJL and Young Indian Pvt Ltd (YI).

Besides the Congress president and her son, Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes, Suman Dubey and Sam Pitroda are the other accused in this case.

Swamy had accused Sonia, Rahul and others of conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds by just paying Rs 50 lakh by which YI obtained the right to recover Rs 90.25 crores which the AJL had owed to the Congress.


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