Jet Airways, in a press statement, has said that suggestions by India Against Corruption that any unaccounted money stashed away in Swiss accounts is entirely false. Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal had earlier today accused industrialists Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Jet Airways owner Naresh Goyal and Congress MP Annu Tandon of featuring among 700 Indians who allegedly siphoned crores of black money to the Geneva branch of HSBC Bank.Here's the full text of Jet Airways' statement:
Mr. Goyal is an NRI. Mr. Goyal received a routine enquiry letter from the Income Tax department regarding a bank account at HSBC Geneva of M/S Tailwinds Ltd., a company based in the Isle of Man. The existence of the company M/s Tailwinds is fully disclosed to various departments of the government of India. All questions have been satisfactorily replied to the Income Tax department."
Further there is no account in the name of Mr. Naresh Goyal in the Swiss Bank as has been alleged. Besides, Mr. Naresh Goyal has been an NRI since January-1991. He is entitled to have bank accounts outside India. The suggestions that there has been any unaccounted money stashed away in Swiss accounts is entirely false.
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