The Telugu film maker Puri Jagannadh appeared at the Enforcement Directorate – ED office in Hyderabad, today on 31st August after being summoned in connection to Tollywood drug case that rocked the film industry 4 years ago. Last week, the Enforcement Directorate summoned 10 people connected with Tollywood as part of a money laundering case linked to the Tollywood drug case. Enforcement Directorate was reported to have requested Puri Jagannadh’ banking transactions from the 2015 financial year to date. The ED has earlier served notices to ismart Shankar fame director Puri Jagannadh regarding the same.
Puri was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate to probe financial transactions in the process of buying the drugs.
Now according to the latest report, Puri Jagannadh submitted details of his bank transactions between 2015 – 2021. The director has three bank accounts and he provided the transaction details of all his three accounts. The Abkari branch, which is investigating this drug case, has collected more details from the SIT officials.
Apart from Puri Jagannadh, other actors, Rana Daggubati, Rakul Preet Singh, Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja, actress and producer Charmee Kaur, Navdeep, Mumaith Khan and others connected to Tollywood were summoned to appear before the ED between 31st August and 22nd September.