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ED summons Punjab CM's son for questioning in FEMA case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's son for questioning in an alleged foreign exchange violations case.

Raninder Singh has been asked to depose at the central probe agency's office in Jalandhar on October 27, official sources said on Friday.

The summons pertain to a case registered by the ED under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) with regard to alleged possession of undisclosed assets abroad.

He was questioned by the agency in this case in 2016 as well and was asked to explain the alleged movement of funds to Switzerland and creation of a trust and a few subsidiaries in the British Virgin Islands.

The alleged instances of possession of properties in abroad was first investigated by the Income Tax Department.

Raninder Singh had earlier said he did not have anything to hide and was willing to cooperate with the probe.

The agency will record Raninder Singh's statement again once he deposes, the official sources said.

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