Puri Jagannadh questioned for 10 hours by ED in drugs racket probe


Tollywood leading director Puri Jagannadh on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering probe linked to a four-year-old drug case. Jagannadh, who, along with his chartered accountant, appeared before ED officials was questioned for nearly 10 hours. Puri, who arrived at the ED office at around 10.20 am, left the premises at 8 pm.

Reportedly, Puri was questioned about his financial transactions prior to 2017, when the drug trafficking case first came to light. As per reports, Puri submitted the track of his financial transactions between 2015 and 2021. All the bank statements of the accounts owned by Puri Jagannadh are submitted for the officials by the top director today.

Actors Rakul Preet Singh, Rana Daggubati, Ravi Teja, Charmee Kaur, Navdeep, Mumaith Khan, and director Puri Jagannadh were asked to appear before ED between August 31 and September 22. Apart from them, Tanish, Nandu, and actor Ravi Teja's driver Srinivas have also been summoned. Jagannadh appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Hyderabad on Tuesday as part of the probe.