Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday raided the Mumbai residence of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor in connection with a money laundering probe against him, officials said.
They said the raid is being carried out at his Samudra Mahal residence in the western metropolis.
The action is being conducted under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and is aimed at collecting more evidence, the officials said.
Maharashtra: Enforcement Directorate (ED) raid is underway at #YesBank founder Rana Kapoor's residence, at 'Samudra Mahal' residential tower in Mumbai. ED has registered a case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Rana Kapoor. pic.twitter.com/3JghF9nhIE
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The central agency is probing Kapoor’s role in connection with the disbursal of a loan to a corporate entity and the subsequent alleged kickbacks that were reportedly received in his wife’s accounts.
Some other alleged irregularities are also under the agency’s scanner, they added.