New Delhi(India): The police on Tuesday detained former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and several party MPs at Vijay Chowk after they protested against the ED’s questioning of Sonia Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi and other Congress MPs gathered at Vijay Chowk to march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan to draw the President’s attention to the alleged misuse of agencies by the government.
Gandhi was put on a police bus, but officials did not say where he was being taken. Several other Congress MPs were detained at the Vijay Chowk protest site and taken to different police buses.
”India is a police state; Modi is a king,” Rahul Gandhi alleged. He said discussions were not being allowed in Parliament.
”I am not going anywhere. We wanted to go towards the President’s house. But the police are not allowing us,” Gandhi said. The Congress MPs had gathered at Parliament to decide on the party’s strategy as Sonia Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in a money laundering case about the National Herald newspaper for the second time.
Rahul Gandhi appeared before the probe agency for questioning in the same case.