New Delhi, Sep 20: Karnataka minister and Congress strongman, D K Shivakumar finds himself in the dock after the Enforcement Directorate registered a money laundering case against him. The case in question pertains to alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions.
The man arrested by the National Investigation Agency for aiding the Lashkar-e-Tayiba was in touch with a Saudi Arabia based financier, investigations have revealed. The NIA arrested one Abdul Samad from Hardwar, Uttarakhand on the charge that he was moving money for the Lashkar-e-Tayiba through hawala channels.
A few years back a Ghana Airways flight was raided by New York customs officials on the tarmac. Three flight attendants were apprehended with 45,000 US dollars and booked under provisions of money laundering.
Iqbal Kaskar claimed before the police that his brother Dawood Ibrahim receives money through hawala channels and the Angadias. While the hawala network is a well know, just who are the Angadias?
The Thane police who are on a money trail have been told by Iqbal Kaskar that Dawood Ibrahim relies heavily on hawala and the Angadias to receive money. Kaskar, it may be recalled was arrested in connection with an extortion racket and the police believe that he was doing so at the behest of his brother.
Meat exporter Moin Qureshi has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate. He is being questioned in connection with some pending cases against him.
Who is Moin Qureshi, the meat exporter who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate. He is a meat exporter from Kanpur. He is alleged to be a well connected man in the power corridors.
The security forces along with the Intelligence Bureau have prepared a list of 20 persons including journalists and a retired High Court judge who have been fueling unrest in the Valley.
As the security forces try and douse the fire in the Valley investigations have found that there have been over 173 cases of direct hawala funding to fuel the unrest in the state.
The statistics provided by the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti states that hawala money was used to fund terror and unrest and since 2001, there have been 173 such cases. She cited the report of the Criminal Investigation Department.
In a much-expected move, the Delhi police arrested T T V Dinakaran in the Election Commission bribery case. While his admission of meeting with conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar was one of the main grounds for the arrest, a hawala transaction which he allegedly made was the turning point. The case of the Delhi police is that Dinakaran had through Sukesh tried to bribe EC officials to bag the AIADMK’s two leaves symbol.