New Delhi2 minutes agoAuthor: Ravi Yadav
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for 7 hours on Monday in the Panama Papers leak case. Aishwarya was asked questions about her companies and bank accounts. Sources told Bhaskar that the ED asked Aishwarya why she sold the company she bought for $50,000 for just $1,500. Why were companies closed after becoming the daughter-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan?
The ED questioned him on Monday at Delhi’s Loknayak Bhawan. ED officials had already prepared a list of questions for Aishwarya. She left the ED office at 7:30 pm. According to sources, Aishwarya came out of the back door of the ED office. He has also submitted some documents related to the case before the ED.
500 big names in the Panama Papers
In fact, about 500 people from India were involved in the Panama Papers case. In these leaders, actors, sportsmen, businessmen are the names of prominent people of every class. These people are accused of evasion of tax, about which the tax authority is engaged in investigation.
Abhishek Bachchan has been questioned in this case, notice can also be sent to Amitabh.
Abhishek Bachchan has also joined the investigation a month ago.
The Panama Papers case has been under investigation for a long time. ED officials have included many big personalities of the country in the investigation. In this episode, a month ago, Abhishek Bachchan also reached the ED office. They have also handed over some documents to the ED officials. If ED sources are to be believed, soon his father Amitabh Bachchan is also going to be called by giving ED notice in this case.
Why the Bachchan family name?
In 2016, 11.5 crore tax documents of a Panama-based law firm were leaked in the UK. In this the names of big leaders, businessmen and big personalities from all over the world were revealed. Talking about India, the names of about 500 people were revealed. It also includes the name of the Bachchan family.
According to a report, Amitabh Bachchan was made a director of 4 companies. Of these, three were in the Bahamas, while one was in the Virgin Islands. These were created in 1993. The capital of these companies was between 5 thousand to 50 thousand dollars, but these companies were doing business of those ships, which were worth crores.
Aishwarya was earlier made the director of a company. Later he was declared a shareholder of the company. The name of the company was Amik Partners Private Limited. Its headquarter was in the Virgin Islands. Apart from Aishwarya, her father K. Rai, mother Vrinda Rai and brother Aditya Rai were also his partners in the company. This company was formed in 2005. After three years i.e. in 2008, the company was closed.