Aisshwarya, DK Shivakumar’s daughter, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate. (PTI)
Frail Karnataka minister and senior Congress chief DK Shivakumar’s 23-one year-extinct daughter became as soon as puzzled by the Enforcement Directorate this day in connection with a cash-laundering case.
Aisshwarya, who lives in Bengaluru, became as soon as summoned to Delhi by the probe agency on Tuesday.
Mr Shivakumar, too, became as soon as dropped at the Enforcement Directorate headquarters this day for questioning.
The 57-one year-extinct chief, the chief troubleshooter of the Karnataka Congress and a formidable baby-kisser in the advise, became as soon as summoned to Delhi for questioning by the agency closing month, after the Karnataka High Court decided in opposition to the cancelling of the case and denied him protection from arrest in a cash laundering case.
He became as soon as arrested after four days of interrogation; the probe agency urged the court that he became as soon as “uncooperative and evasive”.
DK Shivakumar too became as soon as dropped at the Enforcement Directorate headquarters for questioning. (PTI)
The Enforcement Directorate officers are probing how Aisshwarya’s safe rate grew from around Rs 1 crore in 2013 to over Rs 100 crore in 2018 and whether the monetary transactions recorded between the father and the daughter also enthusiastic the allegedly laundered cash. Aisshwarya and her father visited Singapore in July 2017 and had made some investments there, which will more than doubtless be also being probed.
The Enforcement Directorate registered a cash-laundering case in opposition to him and a few others in September closing one year for alleged tax evasion and illegal transactions rate crores.
Contributors of the Vokkaliga community, the dominant community in Karnataka to which Mr Shivakumar belongs, held an enormous march in Bengaluru to voice the arrest of Congress chief.
“I wholeheartedly thank leaders, supporters, wisely-wishers and chums who own organised an enormous voice in my crimson meat up the next day in Bengaluru. I humbly question that the voice be gentle and doesn’t location off any wretchedness to voters. Please ensure that public property just is just not always harmed,” a tweet from his chronicle said on Tuesday.
Mr Shivakumar made national headlines in 2017 when he agreed to accommodate 44 birthday celebration legislators from Gujarat at a resort to prevent them from being poached by the BJP before a wanted Rajya Sabha election. Quickly after, Income Tax officers came knocking on Mr Shivakumar’s door.Diverse properties linked to the Congress chief had been also raided in August 2017.
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