Govt asks Lalit Modi to return to India and face ED


New Delhi: The Central Government has issued a notice to former IPL Chief Lalit Modi asking him to return to the country and appear before the Enforcement Directorate and face interrogation.

He has been asked to appear within 9 July. ED has issued a notice to Lalit Modi in this regard. In the notice it has been mentioned that there are cases pending against Modi which are being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate.

This is not the first time the Lalit Modi has been summoned by the ED. He was summoned by the investigating agency in connection with the 2009 IPL which was conducted in South Africa on 21 April 2010.

The central government has been in the midst of controversy on the issue of Lalit Modi’s U.K. visa over the last week. According to the political circles the central government is  trying the pacify the agitation by the opposition parties before the monsoon session commences. The opposition has demanded the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje in connection with the issue.