Hyderabad: A frontrunner of Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Social gathering (YSRCP) on Thursday appeared earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) workplace in reference to the Nepal on line casino case.
Former MLA Gurunath Reddy appeared earlier than the probe company’s regional workplace in Hyderabad.
The ED officers questioned him about his alleged position within the case and his hyperlinks with on line casino brokers Praveen Chikoti and Madhav Reddy.
The central company has intensified its probe within the alleged violation of the Overseas Alternate Administration Act (FEMA) violation case.
Gurunath Reddy’s look comes a day after the company questioned Telangana animal husbandry minister T. Srinivas Yadav’s brothers Mahesh Yadav and Dharam Yadav over allegations that they went to Nepal, gambled at a on line casino and violated FEMA guidelines.
The on line casino brokers, already booked by the ED, allegedly used the hawala path to convert Indian rupees into Nepali foreign money and vice versa.
The investigating company additionally reported to have served notices to TRS legislator L. Ramana and Srinivas Yadav’s private assistant, Harish.
The ED has reportedly verified punters’ funds made in hawala and hyperlinks to politicians and a few celebrities who participated in on line casino programmes.
The on line casino brokers in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh had allegedly used some Bollywood and Tollywood celebrities for promotion of excessive stakes playing journeys to the neighbouring nation.
In July, the ED officers had performed searches at homes, farmhouses and different premises belonging to the 2 brokers. The company had reportedly discovered proof of Praveen’s transactions with some Tollywood and Bollywood actors.
He had allegedly taken 10 celebrities to Nepal and in addition made promotional movies with them.
They’re allegedly concerned within the ‘All In’ On line casino Vegas by Large Daddy at Resort Mechi Crown Jhapa in Nepal.
They organised excessive stakes playing for Indians preferring to take pleasure in playing within the security of the neighbouring nation.
The on line casino allegedly organized particular flights to take punters to Nepal from Hyderabad in June.
For the four-day package deal, every gambler was reportedly charged Rs 3 lakh in direction of flight costs, resort keep, meals and leisure.