Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Additional Sessions Judge of a Punjab court put a stay on personal appearance of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh’s son Raninder Singh till September 7 in criminal case filed by Income Tax department. Also Read - 70-Year-Old Man, Punjab's First COVID-19 Casualty, Transmitted Virus to Hundreds: Reports

Earlier in June, the Enforcement Directorate summoned Raninder for alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). Also Read - COVID-19: Punjab Govt to Release 6,000 Prisoners From All Jails Across State

Raninder was summoned by the agency at its Chandigarh office to explain the alleged movement of funds to Switzerland and creation of a trust and few subsidiaries in the tax haven of British Virgin Islands. Also Read - India to be Under Lockdown For 21 Days, Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Spike to 536

They said the alleged violations were earlier investigated by the Income Tax department and a criminal complaint was also filed by it in the court in Punjab.

The case came to fore when the Income Tax department received details of Raninder allegedly holding the offshore account in the Alpine nation as part of details received in this regard by the Central Board of Direct Taxes from their French counterparts in 2011. (ANI)

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