Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi and Ritu Kumar, three top fashion designers in the country, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. The ED has reportedly summoned them to explain payments made in cash by a Punjab political leader. According to sources from the ED, the agency is likely send a notice to call the three designers to the agency’s headquarters in New Delhi for questioning.
ED have found during the investigation that these designers had provided clothes for a wedding organized by the politician a few years ago. But the payments for those designer clothes, which ran into lakhs, were done in cash. They have been accused of violating income tax laws.