Published On : Tue, Jul 12th, 2016

Huge relief for Gandhis, Swamy won’t get National Herald documents

Sonia gandhi and Rahul gandhi
New Delhi/Nagpur:
National Herald case: Relief to Rahul and Sonia Gandhi as the Delhi HC sets aside trial court order. Petitioner and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. will not get the documents that had been summoned by the trial court.

The trial court had summoned various documents from the Finance Ministry and other agencies and the party’s 2010-11 balance-sheet.

The High Court had earlier on April 18 reserved its order on the pleas of Congress leaders challenging summoning of documents from different ministries in connection with this case filed by Swamy.

A Delhi Court had on March 11 given its nod to Swamy’s plea, seeking the balance sheets of the Indian National Congress (INC) and Associated Journals Pvt Limited (AJL) for the purpose of investigation in this case.

Swamy had on March 1 approached a Delhi Court seeking summoning of certain documents related to the financial details of Congress, AJL and Young Indian Pvt. Ltd.

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.

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