Amala Paul asked by court to appear before crime branch officials in tax evasion case

Amala Paul had applied for an anticipatory bail however the Kerala High Court directed the actress to appear before the crime branch officials in the case.

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Malayalam actors Amala Paul and Fahadh Faasil recently found themselves amidst a controversy after police officials are said to have found irregularities in the registration of their luxury vehicles. Officials claim that Amala Paul and Fahadh Faasil are said to have produced fake documents to get their vehicles registered their vehicle in Puducherry instead of their home town in Kerala in order to avoid taxes. After reports started doing rounds about these, Amala Paul lashed out at them and said she has right to work anywhere in the country and purchase assets similarly. However, situation worsened for the actors were summoned by the crime branch officials in connection with case. Fahadh Faasil went ahead and applied for an anticipatory bail in a court in Kerala expecting trouble in the case. And similarly, actress Amala Paul too applied for a similar bail, however the Kerala High Court directed the actress to appear before the crime branch officials in the case. The court ordered Amala Paul to appear before the officials on January 15th 2018 between 10 AM and 1 PM for a questioning session.

Amala Paul hasn’t yet responded to these reports and is expected to attend the questioning session since it is an order by the High Court. According to reports, Amala Paul had registered her luxury car in a different state to avoid the high taxes on luxury cars in Kerala and Fahadh Faasil too had done similarly. Actor and MP Suresh Gopi was named as one of them in the cases and was summoned by the crime branch officials. Officials claim that the addresses provided by the celebrities were either a small piece of land or had someone else residing there who had no connection with the actors. The investigating officials have also asked the court to allow them to seize the vehicles which may happen soon.

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