New Delhi, July 06: The Indian agencies are working on a plan to completely choke terror funding, especially in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
While a part of this process has already started with probes by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), the plan now is to wipe out the money that is already on the ground.
Bengaluru, June 29: The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached immovable properties worth Rs. 197 Crore, Rs. 98 lakh from 51 Bank accounts and Rs. 11 Crore from HDFC Bank held in the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme in connection with a Ponzi scam.
Based on an FIR registered by the Bengaluru Police against IMA Group of Companies, Bengaluru (IMA Group) and its Managing Director Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) initiated investigations under PMLA.
New Delhi, June 09: The Enforcement Directorate is all set to send requests for an Interpol Red Notice against controversial Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik for his extradition from Malaysia.
The ED would send the notice after securing a non-bailable warrant against from a special court in Mumbai. The move comes in the wake of the court taking cognisance of the chargesheet filed against Naik and others in connection with a money laundering case. The court would hear the matter next on June 19, following which an application seeking a non-bailable warrant would be moved.
New Delhi, May 03: The Enforcement Directorate has identified properties belonging to Zakir Nail in Dubai and London. In its chargesheet, the ED has said that it attached properties that included investment in mutual funds, the Islamic International School building in Chennai, three godowns, land in Pune and Mumbai and two buildings.
New Delhi, Apr 17: After identifying several properties in connection with the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs 6.19 crore belonging to Zahoor Watali, a Kashmiri businessman.
ED officials said that the Pakistan High Commission was one channel of funding for the separatists in Kashmir. The probe agency also said that Watali’s role in raising funds and acting as a financial conduit had been established.
New Delhi, Apr 13: The Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court that there was nothing wrong in the media publishing the supplementary chargesheet it had filed in connection with the AgustaWestland case.
The chargesheet is a public document and there was no harm in the media publishing it, the ED said in response to an application filed by the counsel of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the case. Michel’s counsel had alleged that the chargesheet had been deliberately leaked to the media.
New Delhi, Apr 05: The AP in the notes prepared by alleged AgustaWestland middleman James Christian Michel means Ahmed Patel, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has said in an explosive chargesheet.
The recipients of the kickback include several categories of persons namely Air Force officials, bureaucrats including defence ministry officials and top political leaders of the then ruling party. As per Christian Michel James, ‘AP’ means Ahmed Patel and ‘Fam’ means Family,” the ED said.
New Delhi, Mar 30: From attaching a house belonging to Kashmir separatist, Shabir Shah to imposing penalty on hawala operatives, the Enforcement Directorate continued its action in the terror funding case.
The Enforcement Directorate has identified several properties in Delhi and 30 in Jammu and Kashmir, which belong to the separatists. On Friday, the ED attached a property in Srinagar linked to separatist, Shabir Shah in connection with a 14 year old terror funding and money laundering case.
New Delhi, Mar 28: Continuing its investigation in a terror funding case against the Kashmir separatists, the Enforcement Directorate has identified several more properties that are set to be attached.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is also probing this case had found that the separatists had been paid large chunks of money to fuel tension in the Kashmir Valley. Sources say that they were rewarded handsomely for this and a lot of money had been used to purchase properties as well.
New Delhi, Mar 20: Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi was arrested in London after a Westminster Court issued a warrant against him.
Ever since he was spotted last week, the legal process moved at quite a rapid pace. CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials tells OneIndia they were monitoring the developments taking place.