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Panama Papers: ED may summon Amitabh Bachchan and family

They said the Enforcement Directorate has now received their replies to the notices issued under the Foreign Exchange Management Act

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amitabh Bachchan
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The has received replies from actor Amitabh Bachchan and his family members to notices issued to them in connection with its probe in the case and they could be summoned soon, officials said.

Officials in the anti-money laundering agency said they had issued notices to the Bachchan family some time back asking them to explain their foreign remittances since 2004 under the (LRS) of the RBI.


They said the has now received their replies to the notices issued under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

"The replies have been received. They could be soon summoned as part of the probe," sources said.

Amitabh Bachchan's name had cropped in the case which is also being probed by the The taxman is probing Bollywood megastar's offshore remittances.

Dubbed as Panama Papers, an investigation of a stockpile of records from Panamanian legal firm Mossack Fonseca by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist had named several world leaders and celebrities who had allegedly stashed away money abroad in offshore companies. The documents had surfaced last year.

First Published: Thu, September 28 2017. 08:30 IST
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