>Enforcement Directorate (ED) searches at the house of Chikoti Praveen, the key mastermind of the casino affair, have ended. ED officials have given notices to him to come for investigation.
In January, he was also found to be involved in the Gudivada casino which created a huge uproar in Andhra Pradesh heroine.
The ED officials found that Praveen has connections with famous people and celebrities. It seems that ten movie stars were brought to Nepal.
Earlier, Chikoti Praveen had made promotional videos with them. ED found that 10 Tollywood and Bollywood celebrities attended the Nepal Casino. The promotional videos made by many heroines asking to come to the casino have now become viral on the net.
It is reported that the ED is inquiring about the payments received from the casino operators to the movie stars and other financial transactions related to the promotions.
On the other hand, ED officials conducted inspections at Praveen’s house in IS Sadan and farmhouse in Kadtal. Praveen’s laptop and mobile were seized.
Many political leaders and movie stars attended his birthday celebrations recently. It was concluded that Praveen promoted the casino videos through social media.
The investigation by ED officials revealed that many people were taken to casinos in Nepal, Indonesia, and Thailand.