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CBI Arrests Deepak Talwar’s Close Aide In FCRA Violation Case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) mentioned on Wednesday that it has arrested Yasmeen Kapoor, a detailed affiliate of company lobbyist Deepak Talwar, who’s at present in Tihar jail as a part of its probe right into a FCRA case.

A senior CBI official near the event advised IANS, “We have arrested Yasmeen Kapoor today.” Yasmeen has been arrested in reference to the probe company’s investigation right into a 2017 case of International Contribution (regulation) Act, 2010, the official mentioned.

He mentioned the company had registered the case towards Talwar’s NGO in 2017 for receiving international aide to the tune of Rs 90 crore by way of the international direct funding (FDI) route, which was later diverted for different functions.

The CBI alleged that the France-based Airbus SAS and UK-based missile producer MBDA Worldwide gave about Rs 90.72 crore to the NGO for initiatives associated to healthcare and training, however the cash was later discovered to have been used for buying properties.

The NGO is accused of flouting a number of provisions of FCRA, together with for “false statements, false accounts, claimed bogus expenses, furnished concocted vouchers, purchase of three luxury cars worth over Rs 84 lakh, payments made by the NGO for foreign visits of Talwar, funds used for making payments related to business activities of the founder of Advantage India.”

An Enforcement Directorate official mentioned that the monetary probe company has shared the small print of Kapoor with the CBI.

He mentioned the company, after questioning Talwar in Tihar jail, has received the leads in regards to the involvement of Kapoor. Talwar is at present in judicial custody in Tihar jail. He was deported from Dubai on January 30 this yr and was arrested by the ED in a cash laundering case.

Talwar has additionally been accused by the ED of appearing as a intermediary in negotiations to favour international non-public airways within the matter of seat-sharing on Air India’s worthwhile routes.

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