Abdu Rozik questioned by ED in money laundering case: Bollywood News

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Best known for his social media posts and also a key Bigg Boss 16 contestant, Tajik singer Abdu Rozik was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate due to his association with Aliasgar Shirazi. On Tuesday, after a three-hour question session, the ED recorded Abdu's statement after his name was associated with the hospitality and consultancy firm called Shirazi.

Abdu Rozik questioned by ED in money laundering caseAbdu Rozik questioned by ED in money laundering case

Abdu Rozik questioned by ED in money laundering case

For the uninformed, reports revealed that Aliasgar Shirazi was arrested on charges of narcotics trafficking of a drug called Ketamine, on January 5. Following this, the ED investigated further when Abdu Rozik's name was expected to have emerged as an ambassador for one of his business ventures. According to close sources who claim in reports, the company approached Abdu to associate him with their hospitality brand and presented him with an offer to be a brand ambassador for one of their upcoming fast food outlets, to which the singer agreed. agreement.

Abdu, in his statement, allegedly claimed that he had never met Shirazi and also maintained that he had signed the contract on a profit-sharing basis once he started the food business. In the same statement, Rozik also claimed that he never received anything more since the deal did not work out and the restaurant also later closed.

The Tajik singer's lawyer, Prashant Patil, was quoted in a Hindustan Times report giving a statement about Abdu, saying: “My client, Abdu Rozik, was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate as a prosecution witness against one Krunal. Oza from Hustlers Hospitality Private. Limited. As his duty towards the law enforcement agencies in our country, Abdu Rozik has traveled from Dubai to declare his declaration under section 50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.”

“You have provided the necessary documents and have cooperated with the investigation. He is committed to cooperating with the investigation when necessary. “My client did not receive a single cent from the company for the role of brand ambassador and played no role in the case according to the ED investigation,” the advocate added.

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