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Rahul before ED: Delhi police issues traffic advisory

Police detain Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala during a protest march outside the AICC headquarters ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s second appearance before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the National Herald case, in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Police detain Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala during a protest march outside the AICC headquarters ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s second appearance before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the National Herald case, in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. | Photo Credit: PTI

Traffic movement will be affected on several central Delhi roads on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the third consecutive day in a money laundering probe, the Delhi Traffic Police said.

In a series of tweets, the department mentioned the routes to be avoided and said necessary arrangements have been made as a precautionary measure.

"On 15.6.22, kindly avoid Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath & Man Singh Road between 0700 hrs & 1200 hrs. Due to special arrangements traffic movement will not be possible on these roads," the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.

In another tweet, it said, "On 15.6.22, pls avoid Gol Methi junction, Tughlak Road Junction, Claridges Junction, Q-point Junction, Sunehri Masjid Junction, Maulana Azad Road Junction & Man Singh Road Junction between 0700 hrs & 1200 hrs. Due to spl arrangements there will be heavy traffic movement here." The department also asked commuters to avoid SP Marg, Dhaula Kuan flyover and Gurgaon road between 2.15 pm and 2.45 pm due to special traffic arrangements.

In another tweet, it said the special traffic arrangement would restrict the inward movement of buses in New Delhi beyond Gol Dak Khana junction, Patel Chowk, Windsor Place, Teen Murti Chowk and Prithviraj Road.

Mr. Gandhi was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for over 10 hours on Monday in a money laundering probe linked to the National Herald newspaper.

The probe pertains to alleged financial irregularities in the party-promoted Young Indian that owns the National Herald newspaper.

The National Herald is published by the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) and owned by Young Indian Pvt Limited.


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