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ED issues fresh summon to Sonia Gandhi

23/06/2022 at 2:26 PM

New Delhi, June 23: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to join the probe by mid-July in the National Herald case.

Gandhi wrote a letter to the ED on Wednesday about her illness and requested them to defer the questioning, which was accepted by the probe agency.

“She was suffering with Covid complications and was not fit for questioning,” said a source.

Sonia Gandhi, who was undergoing treatment at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, was discharged on Monday. She was admitted to the hospital on June 12 after she developed bleeding from the nose on June 12. She was tested positive for Covid on June 2.

Gandhi had earlier been scheduled to appear before the ED on June 8, but had sought more time from the probe agency in view of her Covid infection. The agency then issued a fresh summons and asked her to join on June 23.

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