Nationalist Congress Party leader Eknath Khadse who was summoned by he Enforcement Directorate to appear on Wednesday (December 30) in connection with the investigations into a Pune land deal case, skipped the ED’s visit citing health reasons.
According to the statement issued by the former Bharatiya Janata Party leader, since the past couple of days, he has been suffering from fever, cold, dry cough and other health issues similar to Covid-19 symptoms.
The statement reads, “On the advice of doctors, I have also undergone a Covid-19 test, the report of which is awaited. I have informed the ED of the same and they have permitted me to take rest for 14 days.”
Khadse has assured that soon after his health condition improves, he will report to the ED office and fully cooperate in the probe.
Besides Khadse the ED has also sent a summon to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut‘s wife Varsha Raut in connection with PMC bank scam case, recently.