Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty’s Husband Raj Kundra, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case against late gangster Iqbal Mirchi. Raj Kundra has been called to join the investigation on November 4 where his statement will be recorded. It has been alleged that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) while going through the details of the real estate firm RKW Developers Private Limited, has unearthed transactions with Essential Hospitality Limited where actress Shilpa Shetty is also one of the directors.
The proceedings are being conducted under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), officials said. The central probe agency is looking at Kundra’s purported dealings with Ranjeet Bindra and a firm called Bastian Hospitality in connection with this case.The director of RKW Developers Private Limited is Ranjeet Bindra who has been arrested by the ED.
Raj Kundra’s company Bastian Hospitality Private Limited had Ranjeet Bindra as the director who was the first person to be arrested by ED in connection with the Iqbal Mirchi’s property case. Iqbal Mirchi, who died in 2013 in London, is alleged to be the right-hand man of global terrorist Dawood Ibrahim in drug trafficking and extortion crimes. Raj Kundra, in a statement earlier had denied the allegations levelled against him and his wife of knowingly having business dealings with Iqbal Mirchi, an alleged associate of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.