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.
Now 17 celebs including Tiger Shroff, Nusrat Bharucha, Sukhwinder Singh, Neha Kakkar and Sunny Leone can also be questioned in this case. ED found in its investigation that Saurabh Chandrakar got married in February and Rs 200 crore was spent on it. This money has been sent to the event company and Bollywood stars through Hawala.
200 crores were spent on the wedding
If reports are to be believed, all these artists had attended the wedding function of Mahadev Book App promoter Saurabh Chandrakar in February this year. Saurabh spent Rs 200 crore on this wedding held in Dubai. On this occasion, all these celebs performed for which they were also paid a huge amount.
Event company transferred money through hawala
This wedding was organized by Mumbai-based event company R1 Events in a luxurious hotel in Dubai. ED has also raided the office of this company in Mumbai. It was revealed that Saurabh Chandrakar had illegally transferred Rs 112 crore to this company through hawala, and hotel bookings worth Rs 42 crore were made.
These celebs may be interrogated
In this case, many celebs including Tiger Shroff, Sunny Leone, Nusrat Bharucha, Neha Kakkar, Atif Aslam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Ali Asgar, Vishal Dadlani, Ellie Abram, Bharti Singh, Bhagyashree, Kriti Kharbanda, Krishna Abhishek and Sukhwinder Singh are being questioned. Might be possible.
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.
If ED sources are to be believed, Chandrakar had thrown a party at a 7 star hotel in Dubai on 18 September 2022. Some Bollywood celebs attended this party, for which they charged Rs 40 crore. 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 17 celebs had performed in this wedding.
The Bollywood connection has now come to light in the investigation of this case which has been going on since December last year. Mahadev Online Betting App is a game app which is operated from 30 centers. Now its promoters are based in Dubai where batting is illegal. On Friday itself, illegal assets worth Rs 417 crore were seized after raids at different places in Raipur, Kolkata, Bhopal and Mumbai.
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