Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Swamy ask CBI of case against illicit fund in foreign banks

Swamy ask CBI of case against illicit fund in foreign banks

29.11.2011 04:10:52 - Nksagar-Sagar Media Inc: New Delhi
Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy met CBI Director at 11.30 PM,Press Conference at 1PM. Swamy demanded of registration of cases against Indians having allegedly illegal stashed money in foreign banks.

(live-PR.com) - Subramanian Swamy,the chief of Action Committee Against Corruption in India (ACACI), met Director AP Singh in the morning in Delhi with his complaint, demanding registration of cases.Singh assured him that his complaint would be "examined" and action would be taken if it came under CBI's domain.

"Subramanian Swamy had requested a meeting with Director, CBI today. He handed over a complaint
regarding alleged illegal bank accounts of Indians abroad. The Director told him this will be examined and acted upon if CBI has jurisdiction," CBI spokesperson Dharini Mishra said.

Swamy told media after the meeting that the CBI Director has given an assurance that the agency will take a decision on his complaint within a fortnight.

Central Board of Direct Taxes had given a list of 18 individuals, received from German authorities, to CBI to ascertain if they have any pending cases with it.
CBI, in its reply, had informed CBDT that except one individual, none of the rest 17, whose names have been provided to it, had any case against them.

The agency said a preliminary inquiry was initiated in 1999 against one of the individuals mentioned in the list and it was closed for the want of evidence.

The government has imposed a penalty of Rs 24.66 crore on these 18 individuals who have bank accounts with Liechtenstein's LGT Bank on the basis of information provided by the German authorities.Media agencies
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