Ramdev denies information on ED registering case

September 1st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Haridwar, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Thursday denied any information of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registering a foreign exchange violation case against him.

“There have been media reports that ED has registered a case against me. We have not received any information about this,” Ramdev told a TV news channel.

The yoga guru said nor he neither his trust are involved in any illegal activity and they operate in transparent manner.

The case has been registered under the Foreign Exchange Managment Act (FEMA), official sources added.

They said the ED has evidence of a Rs.7 crore remittance from Britain recently. Ramdev’s castle on the Little Cumbrae island in Scotland is also being investigated, it is learnt. The castle in Largs town is used by Ramdev as his base outside India.

According to sources, the ED has evidence of foreign remittances to Ramdev and his trusts, including the Patanjali Yogpeeth and Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.

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