Shahrukh Khan grilled by ED for 6 hours on KKR funding

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Shahrukh Khan
Mumbai, Nov 9: After the thumping success of his movie, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan was summoned for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate regarding the Indian Premier League. He had to undergo grilling for six continuous hours at the agency"s zonal office in Nariman Point in Mumbai on Saturday.

The actor was accompanied by his accountant and answered all the questions posed to him, officials revealed. He was probed on his stakes in his IPL team, the Kolkata Knight Riders and the franchise agreement signed between Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL) and the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) in 2008.

ED sources confirmed that Shahrukh has been asked to submit documents pertaining to the buying of players in the auction, on the advertising, profit and loss and share-holding pattern of his franchise to the ED in 2 weeks.

Earlier, former cricketer Ravi Shastri and ex-BCCI chief Shashank Manohar were questioned by the ED after allegations emerged that the T-20 tournament has been utilizing money flushed out from tax havens. The second season of the IPL was held in South Africa after security reasons barred it from being conducted in India.

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