New Delhi, Jan 06: The accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case had knowingly conspired since June 2019, raised funds and smuggled gold from the UAE, the National Investigation Agency said.
Between November 2019 and June 2020, the accused had smuggled 167 kilograms of gold through the import cargo addressed to diplomats at the Consulate General of the UAE in Thiruvananthapuram, the NIA learnt during the probe. Significantly the main accused in this case had also planned to smuggle more gold from countries like Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, the NIA said while filing a chargesheet 20 persons in the case.
New Delhi, Dec 23: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a 35 year old man from Srinagar on charges of running an online child abuse racket targeting minors living in the USA. The operation was successfully carried out on the basis of a tip off by the FBI.
The CBI learnt that the accused Niyaz Ahmed Mir would upload pornographic videos and images over the dark web for financial gains. He was also in touch with many minors in the USA. The agency said that the racket was being run by Mir along with his USA based wife, Tamara Stanley, who was involved in a master-slave relationship with her husband.
New Delhi, Nov 30: Uttar Pradesh has registered its first case of alleged Love Jihad in the Bareilly district, 250 kilometres from Lucknow. The case was registered, following a complaint by the parents of a girl residing in the Deorania police station in the district.
The police said that the parents of the girls alleged that a Muslim youth, who also hailed from the same village had been trying to force the girl to convert and marry him.
New Delhi, Nov 26: The Delhi Police in a supplementary chargesheet filed in connection with the northeast Delhi riots have detailed the role of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam and Faizan Khan.
The police said that the offences committed by Khalid and Imam were extremely grotesque, brutal and were a crime against humanity. The chargesheet was filed on Sunday and the court took cognisance of the same on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 03: The focus would be on the office of the Kerala Chief Minister in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case. The Enforcement Directorate is tracking alleged payoffs of Rs 4 crore in the CM’s Life Mission project.
This is a housing scheme for those displaced by the floods. Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan’s former principal secretary, M Sivasankar who was arrested by the ED is being questioned on the alleged bribes received in the project. He is also being questioned about the contract that was awarded to the Kochi based Unitac builders, sources have told OneIndia.