Aishwarya Rai Bachchan questioned for Alleged Foreign Exchange Violations: Deets Inside
Well-known actress of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has apparently been called in for questioning over her alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act. The Enforcement Directorate wants to question Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Delhi over allegations of storing wealth abroad, the sources said. She has reportedly asked for more time. Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in a case to the Panama papers. The Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Panama Papers leak case.The actress Aishwarya Rai has allegedly been called in for questioning over the alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). The probe agency recorded the Aishwarya Rai Bachchan statement in Delhi on allegations of stashing wealth abroad, the sources said. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had been summoned early too but had sought more time twice. The Enforcement Directorate has started investigating alleged forex violations in 2017. It had issued notices to the Bachchan family asking them to clarification their foreign remittances since 2004 under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS) of the Reserve Bank of India.
The actress had been interrogated by the ED in the same case. Reports suggest that she had asked for a different date for questioning. The Indo-Asian News Service quoted an official saying, “We summoned her for December 20. Now, we haven’t got any reply from her side. The summons was sent to her Mumbai residence.”The actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had submitted records on the foreign payments under investigation. “The Panama Papers” case is a stretching-out investigation passing over millions of documents stolen and leaked to the media in 2016. The case involves allegations that the world’s rich and powerful set up companies are avoid paying taxes, including Amitabh Bachchan’s name cropped in the Panama Papers case which is also being probed by the Income Tax Department.