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ED files money laundering case against Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi

The ED recorded a statement from KSBL CMD Comandur Parthasarathy last month for allegedly cheating IndusInd Bank of ₹137 crore.

The ED recorded a statement from KSBL CMD Comandur Parthasarathy last month for allegedly cheating IndusInd Bank of ₹137 crore.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case against Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi , trusts liked to the Jamaat and others, officials said on Thursday.

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They said an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) has been filed by the agency based on a Delhi Police FIR.

A criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) has been filed, a senior official said.

The Delhi Police’s crime branch had, on March 31, lodged an FIR against seven people, including the cleric, on a complaint by Station House Officer of Nizamuddin police station for holding a congregation of Tablighi Jamaat followers in alleged violation of the orders against large gatherings to contain the spread of coronavirus .


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