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ED summons Congress leader K J George

After D K Shivakumar, K J George is the second Congressman in Karnataka to get the ED summons. George has been asked to appear before the agency on January 16, along with a set of documents including bank accounts, properties owned, copies of income tax returns, business details in India and abroad.

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Jan 14, 2020, 08.20 PM IST
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The ED is acting on a complaint by non-profit Karnataka Rashtra Samithi President Ravi Krishna Reddy alleging disproportionate assets of the minister and his family.
The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to senior Congress leader K J George, who is also a former minister, to appear before it in connection with possession of illegal properties abroad under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

After D K Shivakumar, K J George is the second Congressman in Karnataka to get the ED summons. George has been asked to appear before the agency on January 16, along with a set of documents including bank accounts, properties owned, copies of income tax returns, business details in India and abroad.

The ED is acting on a complaint by non-profit Karnataka Rashtra Samithi President Ravi Krishna Reddy alleging disproportionate assets of the minister and his family. In the last two months since the complaint was filed, the ED officials are said to have collected details of self-declaration of assets by the former minister from the Karnataka Lokayukta.

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