Mohammed Ayub Mir and Harbans Singh were also convicted under POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) in 2004, the ED said, “Further adjudication proceedings against the suspects under FEMA will follow.”
Sources said that the raids were conducted in connection with investigations into a 2014 case under Foreign Exchange Management Act involving crores. The group conducts pilgrimage services besides handicraft exports business.
The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Shah and Wani
IPS Officer S M H Mirza, during the interrogation, revealed that he met Samuel through Tiger Mirza, the “middleman” who had allegedly introduced Samuel to the Trinamool Congress leaders who were caught accepting money in the sting video.
Narada tapes, released before the 2016 Assembly elections, allegedly showed several Trinamool Congress MLAs and MPs accepting money in exchange for favours from Samuel, who posed as a businessman interested in making some investments in West Bengal.
The CBI claimed to have laid a trap on Friday evening and arrested Singh red handed accepting the money from Surendra at a hotel in Gomti Nagar.
An ED team, from its zonal office in Mumbai, today pasted the possession orders on the farm house, which has an adjoining beach.
The ED has also questioned Interpol’s decision to deny an RCN against Modi on the ground that there is no chargesheet against him and that extradition proceedings have not started.
The ED had also sent notices to the wife of a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and a senior advocate.
Last week, Somaiya had attacked the Congress leadership in Parliament over the VVIP chopper scam.
Submits report in District Court, seeks prosecution of accused Mukesh Mittal and Jatinder Mittal.
The provisional attachment order of ED had attached assets worth more than Rs 15 lakh owned by Aparajita and over Rs 62 lakh by Vikramaditya on March 23.
The agency had issued fresh summons last week to Mallya asking him to appear on April 9 after he sought two extensions from the earlier dates of March 18 and April 2 citing official reasons.
He once borrowed money to sell vegetables. Now the man who jumped parties and loyalties with ease is charged in a Rs 800 cr scam.
After 14 applications in over four years, Khan was granted a bail in August last year. He came out of jail over two months ago.