Farooq Abdullah
Farooq Abdullah. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate to look earlier than them in Delhi on Might 31 for an investigation on the matter associated to cash laundering. The case is relating to Abdullah’s involvement in matter of monetary irregularities within the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Affiliation (JKCA).

The company had earlier issued a provisional attachment order beneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA) and the hooked up properties had been estimated to be value greater than INR 11 crore and included three homes in Gupkar Highway in Srinagar, Katipora Tehsil in Tanmarg and Bhatindi in Sunjwan village of Jammu.

ED had earlier made allegations that “Abdullah misused his place as JKCA president and made appointments within the sports activities physique so Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) sponsored funds could possibly be laundered.” The 84-year-old Nationwide Convention patron served because the JKCA president from the interval of 2001 to 2012 and he challenged the allegations from ED within the Jammu and Kashmir Excessive Court docket.

ED summoning JKNC President Farooq Abdullah is nothing new: Nationwide Convention

An ED official had earlier famous about Abdullah not responding to the earlier summons and confirmed that as a motive for that he has been additional summoned. “Abdullah had failed to answer an earlier summons. Consequently, he has been summoned for additional interrogation,” an ED official mentioned as quoted by NewsX.com.

Alternatively, the Nationwide Convention, in a tweet on Friday, confirmed that Abdullah has been known as as much as seem by the ED. The assertion added that Abdullah has stored his innocence within the matter and famous his cooperation with the investigators to date.

“The ED summoning JKNC President Dr Farooq Abdullah is nothing new; many opposition events in India do that. He has maintained his innocence within the matter and has cooperated with investigators, and he’ll accomplish that once more on this occasion,” the Nationwide Convention confirmed on Twitter.