The indictment, which was unsealed in October 2016, charged Hitesh Madhubhai Patel of Ahmedabad and 60 other individuals and entities with general conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.
Britain, which earlier ruled these countries, had adopted whipping as a form of punishment. Although Britain itself stopped the practice in 1948, many of the countries that gained independence from it did not.
Ganesan drank alcohol till early morning on November 13, 2004, at a popular spot in Orchard Tower on Singapore's hotel belt of Orchard Road and then made a call from public telephone booth to the police, making reference to a bomb at Yew's house.
The teacher taught that it was compulsory to kill apostates, defined broadly to include non-believers, Sufis, Shi'ites, and Muslims who have renounced Islam or disregarded texts and rulings from the Quran and Sunnah.
Modi in Singapore highlights: "Cementing old bonds in pursuit of a glorious future. Had a great interaction with ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN-India Informal Breakfast Summit. We are happy that ties with ASEAN are strong and are contributing to a peaceful and prosperous planet," the PM tweeted.