Like a 90s Bollywood film story, the life of Yami Gautam has turned upside down. Right after getting married, Yami Gautam has been summoned by the ED. The newly married actress is facing heat for violations worth Rs. 1.5 crores. Interestingly, this is the second time she has received summons from the ED.
Vicky Donor actress Yami Gautam is once again making all the buzz. However, this time, it’s not the buzz that she would have preferred. The 32-year-old actress has received summons by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) case.
Gautam who was recently seen making waves by her oh-so-amazing wedding pictures is allegedly involved in alleged money laundering and contravention of the FEMA law in the country. Officials close to the matter are claiming that Gautam will have to appear before the economic law probe agency on July 7.
As quoted by ANI-
“Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons actor Yami Gautam, asking her to appear before them next week to record her statement in connection with alleged irregularities under FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act).”
Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons actor Yami Gautam, asking her to appear before them next week to record her statement in connection with alleged irregularities under FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act).
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— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2021
Gautam allegedly committed Foreign Exchange Violation worth Rs. 1.5 crores
While not much is known about the development, it is alleged that the Uri: The Surgical Strike actress is facing an inquiry against violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act rules. If sources are to be believed, Gautam is facing heat by the ED in connection to a foreign exchange violation worth Rs. 1.5 crores.
Not the first time Gautam received Summons from ED
Interestingly enough, the ED had allegedly found the exchange transactions in her bank account last year and was summoned in 2020. However, the actress, who has yet to comment on the new development, didn’t show up in the proceedings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown which followed, Gautam failed to depose, and thus, received another summons.
The sources familiar to the matter are also citing that investigation on Gautam will be done under the civil proceedings of the FEMA law.
ED Summons Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra and Ritu Kumar
It should be noted that the ED earlier on June 23 had summoned popular fashion designers Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra and Ritu Kumar. The prominent fashion designers were under investigation in the connection to the ED’s probe into Punjab MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira. According to reports, the ED sought financial clarifications regarding certain cash payments they received.
Rhea Chakraborty Probed by ED in SSR Murder Case
Earlier last year, the ED had filed a money laundering case against actress Rhea Chakraborty in her connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Officials familiar with the matter claimed that the actress and some of her family members were booked by the ED in the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Incidentally, the news had emerged almost one year back, on July 3. Reportedly, the ED had sought help from the police in the FIR filed by the late actor’s father KK Singh, where he alleged that Rhea and her family had committed a fraud of Rs. 15 crores.
Raj Kapoor’s Grandson Armaan Jain called by ED
Meanwhile, in February 2021, the ED had summoned actor Armaan Jain, grandson of legendary actor Raj Kapoor in his connection with the Tops Group money laundering case. Jain’s Altamount residence in South Mumbai was searched by the ED. According to reports, the ED had found certain suspicious communication between Armaan and the accused in the case.