Fraud case against Amar Singh, Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan and Amar Singh
Kanpur, Oct 16: A 14-page complaint of fraud has been filled at the Babupurwa Police Station in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur District against Samajwadi Party (SP) General Secretary Amar Singh, his wife Pankaja Kumari Singh and Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan.

Shiv Kant Tiwari, the person who filed the complaint, claimed that all three had been involved in a financial fraud amounting to about Rs 500 crore.

They have been charged with amalgamating companies for converting black money into white between 2003 and 2008, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Brij Lal and DIG (Kanpur) Neera Rawat said.

The companies named in the FIR included Energy Development Company Limited, EDCL Power Limited, Pankaja Art and Credit Limited, Sarvottam Cap Limited, EDCL Infrastructure Limited and Eastern India Company, all owned or run by the Singh couple.

Lal claimed that 25 companies have been amalgamated into Sarvottam Cap Limited.

"The FIR has been lodged under various sections of IPC, Prevention of Corruption Act and Prevention of Laundering Act," he said.

ANI

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