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Ranbir is not an accused in the betting app money laundering case: ED summoned him only for minor questioning, there was an allegation of taking money through hawala.


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ED has sent summons to Ranbir Kapoor for only minor questioning in the Rs 5,000 crore money laundering case of Mahadev online betting app. He has not been found accused in this fraud. He promoted this app. This is the reason why ED wants to understand the scam through them.

Last Wednesday, it was reported that Ranbir along with many celebs were accused of taking money through Hawala. For this reason ED had summoned him.

Reports claim that Ranbir also attended Saurabh Chandrakar's wedding.

Reports claim that Ranbir also attended Saurabh Chandrakar’s wedding.

Summons will be sent to 14-15 Bollywood celebs in this money laundering case.
According to the report of News 18, like ED, Ranbir has been called to the ED office in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on October 6. The report also claims that Ranbir is not an accused in this case. It will become easier to understand give and take only through them.

The main accused in this case is Saurabh Chandrakar, whose wedding was attended by 14-15 celebs including Tiger Shroff, Nusrat Bharucha, Sukhwinder Singh, Neha Kakkar and Sunny Leone. ED will soon send summons to all of them in this fraud case.

What is the whole matter?

  • Saurabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal, residents of Chhattisgarh, are wanted in a money laundering case. Saurabh once used to sell juice in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.
  • Both are accused of adding new users through online sports betting applications and doing money laundering through them.
  • If ED sources are to be believed, Chandrakar had thrown a party in a 7 star hotel in Dubai on 18 September 2022. Some Bollywood celebs also attended this party, for which they charged Rs 40 crore.
  • Mahadev Online Betting App is a game app which is operated from 30 centers. On Friday itself, illegal assets worth Rs 417 crore were seized by raiding different locations in Raipur, Kolkata, Bhopal and Mumbai.
  • Saurabh, the accused in the case, runs this company along with his partner Ravi Uppal while living in Dubai.
These days, ED is investigating Saurabh Chandrakar, who runs an online betting app from Dubai, and his business partner Ravi Uppal in a money laundering case of Rs 5,000 crore.

These days, ED is investigating Saurabh Chandrakar, who runs an online betting app from Dubai, and his business partner Ravi Uppal in a money laundering case of Rs 5,000 crore.

Got huge amount of money for performing
For his wedding held in February this year, Saurabh had called his family members from Nagpur to Dubai via private jets. Bollywood celebs, wedding planners, dancers and decorators also reached Dubai from Mumbai. These 14-15 celebs had performed in this wedding. Saurabh had spent Rs 200 crore on this wedding held in Dubai.

Tiger Shroff, Sunny Leone, Nushrat Bharucha, Neha Kakkar, Atif Aslam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Ali Asgar, Vishal Dadlani, Ellie Abram, Bharti Singh, Bhagyashree, Kriti Kharbanda, Krushna Abhishek and Sukhwinder Singh performed in Saurabh’s wedding. For which he was also given a huge amount.

Famous Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar also performed at Chandrakar's wedding.

Famous Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar also performed at Chandrakar’s wedding.

Event company transferred money through hawala
This wedding, which took place in a luxurious hotel in Dubai, was organized by Mumbai-based event company R1 Event. ED has also raided the office of this company in Mumbai. It has been revealed that Saurabh Chandrakar illegally transferred Rs 112 crore to this company through Hawala, out of which only hotel booking was done for Rs 42 crore.



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