Netizens have reacted in shock after it emerged that journalist Rana Ayyub donated in extra of Rs. 74 lakh collected by way of crowdfunding to assist the poor to the PM Cares Fund and CM Reduction Fund. Ayyub has routinely criticized the PM Cares Fund prior to now. This was after the Enforcement Directorate connected Rs 1.77 crore belonging to Ayyub in reference to a case of cash laundering.
The ED had reportedly launched a probe after an FIR was filed with the Ghaziabad Police alleging
A report by Indian Specific stated that Ayub deposited Rs 74.50 lakh within the PM Cares fund and CM Reduction Fund accusing Ayyub of illegally buying cash from the general public within the identify of charity.
The ED stated that Ayyub raised the funds by way of numerous campaigns ‘within the identify of charity in a pre-planned and systematic method and the funds weren’t utilized fully.’
The ED stated that funds totaling Rs 2.69 crores have been raised on Ketto by Rana Ayyub, who withdrew them within the financial institution accounts of her sister and father. “Out of this quantity, Rs 72,01,786 was withdrawn in her personal checking account, Rs 37,15,072 was withdrawn in her sister Iffat Shah’s account and Rs 1,60,27,822 was withdrawn in her father Mohd Ayyub Waquif’s checking account. All these funds from her sister’s and father’s account have been later transferred in her personal account,” Indian Specific reported quoting the ED.
The ED additionally discovered that Ayyub submitted paperwork of expense to the tune of Rs. 31.17 lakh of which paperwork for Rs 14 lakh have been deemed to be faux.
“After verification of the claimed bills, it surfaced that the precise bills to the tune of Rs 17,66,970,” the company acknowledged. “Faux payments have been discovered to have been ready by Ms. Rana Ayyub within the identify of some entities to assert bills on reduction work. Bills made for private journey by air have been claimed as expense for reduction work,” it stated.
Ayyub has not reacted to those. However the information has evoked robust reactions from netizens, who took to Twitter register their outrage.
Rana Ayyub deposited ₹74.50 lakh in PM Cares Fund after investigating company discovered about her Household Cares Scheme ???? pic.twitter.com/EtkF2uj2lW
— BALA (@erbmjha) February 11, 2022
In Aug 2020, @RanaAyyub questioned PM Cares and demanded enquiry on it.
In Nov 2021, Rana Ayyub claims she donated ₹40 Lakh to PM Cares.
Muslim journalists are being pressured to pay value for questioning fascist PM????
— Info (@BefittingFacts) February 11, 2022
Rana Ayyub’s proper hand was questioning PM Care as Rip-off the place else her left hand was withdrawing donation cash for personal use. Very Sensible!
— PRAVIN R. BHOJ (@Po_intBlank) February 11, 2022
Shocked to see the stories that Rana Ayyub has donated Rs30,00,000 of crowd sourced cash to Pricey Chief’s PM Cares Fund? Is that this true?
— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) February 10, 2022
I believed it was a right-wing propaganda however even NDTV/IndianExpress now reporting that Rana Ayyub donated Rs. 74 lakh to PMCares fund/CMRelief fund. A fund that she criticized prior to now. And that too cash collected from folks for charity function. Why?
— Rifat Jawaid (@RifatJawaid) February 11, 2022