Enforcement Directorate summons Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
New Delhi : Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate over her alleged connection with the Panama papers, said a report.
According to the report, the government agency wants to question the actress in Delhi over her astonishing wealth abroad.
Aishwarya Rai, the daughter-in-law of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, had sought more time twice before when summoned for questioning.
The Enforcement Directorate started investigating alleged forex violations in 2017. It had issued notices to the Bachchan family asking them to explain their foreign remittances since 2004 under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) of the Reserve Bank of India.
Aishwarya Rai had submitted records on the foreign payments under investigation. Sources say the agency wants to record her statement now.
More than 300 Indian names have been included in Panama Papers.