After the interrogation of Mumbai Police, now the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is preparing to tighten the noose on Raj Kundra. The ED is likely to register a case against Kundra under the Money Laundering and Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) anytime after July 26. The Mumbai Police will ask the ED to probe financial irregularities, including foreign exchange violations, as per protocol.
After registering the case, the directorate will take a copy of the FIR from Mumbai Police before starting its investigation. Before questioning, the ED may issue summons against Kundra for money laundering and under FEMA. Raj Kundra has been taken into police custody for making obscene films and releasing them through apps. Kundra’s custody has been extended till July 27 during the hearing of the bail plea.
On Friday, Shilpa was questioned by the Crime Branch officials about the transactions done through the joint account. His house was also searched.
Shilpa was asked around 20-25 questions and most of them were about International Exchange. The couple has a joint account in a nationalized bank.
An official said on the condition of anonymity that the funds in that account have come from many routes from abroad. The same has been investigated and we are also taking the help of forensic experts.