NEW DELHI: Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, moved the Delhi high court on Wednesday to quash a money laundering case lodged against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

The businessman has also challenged various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, arguing that these are unconstitutional and on that ground seeking quashing of the ED’s FIR lodged in 2017.

Vadra faces allegations from the ED of laundering money in the purchase of a London-based property worth £1.9 million (about Rs 17.4 crore). The ED claims the property is owned by Vadra and has even sought custodial interrogation. However, a trial court had on Tuesday extended interim protection from arrest in the case till March 25.



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