Ground Report | New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai Panama Papers; On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for more than 5 hours in the Panama Papers leak case. Aishwarya was questioned about her alleged companies and bank accounts.
ED asked Aishwarya why did she sell the company she bought for 50 thousand dollars for only 1500 dollars? Why did the companies shut down after becoming the daughter-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan?
The ED questioned her on Monday at Delhi’s Loknayak Bhawan. ED officials had already prepared a list of questions for Aishwarya.
She left the ED office at 7.30 pm. She has also submitted some documents related to the case before the ED.
In 2016, 115 million tax documents of Panama law firms were leaked in the UK. In this the names of big leaders, businessmen and big personalities from all over the world came out. These people are accused of tax evasion, about which the tax authority is engaged in investigation.
Talking about India, the names of about 500 people came out. It also includes the name of the Bachchan family.
On the basis of a report that Amitabh Bachchan was made a director of 4 companies. Of these, three were in the Bahamas and one in the Virgin Islands. These were made in 1993. The capital of these companies was between 5 thousand to 50 thousand dollars, but these companies were doing business of those ships, whose value was in crores.
Aishwarya was earlier made a director of a company. He was later declared a shareholder of the company. The name of the company was Amik Partners Private Limited. It was headquartered in the Virgin Islands.
Apart from Aishwarya, his parents and brother were also his partners in the company. This company was formed in 2005. After three years i.e. in 2008, the company was closed.