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Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader, was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the third day in a row today.

Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader, came at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) headquarters in Delhi at 11:35 a.m. for the third day of questioning in connection with a money-laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

As his convoy zipped by police barricades thronged by party fans, Rahul Gandhi was joined by his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Ms Gandhi left shortly after putting her brother down at the inquiry agency's 'Pravartan Bhawan' office.

Several members of the Congress were arrested outside the party's headquarters and the ED office, where they were holding demonstrations and chanting slogans in support of Rahul Gandhi. Some members of the Youth Congress and Mahila Congress were pulled and carried away on buses, according to videos.

Top party figures such as KC Venugopal, Bhupesh Baghel, Randeep Surjewala, and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury are currently meeting to discuss police entry into the Congress headquarters. The assertion, however, has been refuted by the Delhi Police.

Earlier, at a news conference, the party leaders accused the central government of impeding political activity by prohibiting Congress workers from entering the party headquarters, and warned that the ruling regime will suffer consequences. 

So far, Rahul Gandhi has been questioned by the ED for almost 25 hours. The inquiry agency officers recorded his statement in repeated sessions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). According to insiders, the Congress leader double-checked the transcript of his remarks before submitting it.

Rahul Gandhi, along by his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, went to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital to meet his mother, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, after Day 2 of interrogation ended yesterday night.

The Congress has claimed that the inquiry agency's interrogation of Rahul Gandhi is part of the ruling BJP's "vendetta politics" to stifle the opposition.