ED questions Omar Abdullah in J&K Bank building purchase case

Omar was called by the ED to Delhi to appear before it today on the grounds that his attendance was necessary in connection with an investigation.

New Delhi: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate Thursday in connection with the purchase of a building by the J&K Bank about 12 years ago, officials said here.

The National Conference leader arrived at the federal probe agency’s headquarters this morning where his statement in being recorded, they said.

The case was registered by the ED earlier this year, they said.

A National Conference spokesman said that Omar was called by the ED to Delhi to appear before it today on the grounds that his attendance was necessary in connection with an investigation.

“Even though this exercise is political in nature he will cooperate as there is no wrongdoing on his part, ” he said.

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