Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui, appeared before the zonal office of the Enforcement Directorate in Lucknow. The brothers are charged with online fraud. The Enforcement Directorate discovered a connection between the director of Webwork Trade Links Private Limited and the Nawaz brothers.
The Siddiqui brothers were brought in for questioning and after an hour of thorough investigation. The Enforcement Directorate discovered Rs. 1.15 crores in Siddiqui’s not accounted for n Siddiqui’s bank records. The actor stated the money was received in connection with a T.V. series on which he worked.
Rizwan Siddiqui, the brothers’ lawyer, made a statement after the enquiry, saying Nawazuddin Siddiqui worked for a commercial product named ‘adsbook.com’ and this issue had nothing to do with Webwork Trade Links Private Limited. He further added, the money was received as remuneration for this series. Rizwan Siddiqui also made an official statement on his Twitter account regarding the matter. The Enforcement Directorate will make a decision once they go through the matter in detail.