October 25, 2020 12:53:31 am
Senior Congress chief Harish Rawat Saturday questioned the timing of the Enforcement Directorate’s summons to Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s son in an alleged international trade violations case.
The summons to Raninder Singh to seem earlier than ED on October 27 pertain to a case registered by the company underneath the International Trade Administration Act (FEMA) with regard to alleged possession of undisclosed property overseas.
“ED’s summons can’t suppress the voice of Amarinder Singh. Captain Amarinder Singh is the voice of Punjab and farmers of the nation. Simply have a look at the timing of ED’s summons. If you happen to elevate voice, then ED, Earnings Tax, CBI can be after you. Is that this not a message?” tweeted Rawat, who additionally AICC common secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs.
The summons to Raninder have come days after Punjab Vidhan Sabha adopted a decision rejecting the brand new farm legal guidelines and handed 4 payments to counter the contentious laws enacted by Parliament.
Raninder had earlier appeared earlier than the ED on this case in 2016 and was requested to clarify the alleged motion of funds to Switzerland and creation of a belief and some subsidiaries within the British Virgin Islands. The alleged situations of possession of properties overseas was first investigated by the Earnings Tax Division.
Raninder had denied any wrongdoing and had acknowledged then that he would cooperate with the investigating company.
The ED had filed three functions in a Ludhiana court docket in August this yr the place earnings tax instances are happening towards Punjab CM and his son — two towards Raninder and one towards Amarinder. It additionally sought inspection of recent data filed by the earnings tax division. The case remains to be pending within the Ludhiana court docket.
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