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DRI detains wildlife trafficker in Nashik, seizes lizard parts, coral

The DRI intercepted a wildlife trafficking gang, detaining an operative and seizing from his possession Bengal Monitor Lizard Hemipenes and soft corals

Uttar Pradesh director general of police (DGP) Prashant Kumar said Javed was gunned down in an encounter while trying to flee after the crime, and local police were investigating the matter further. (For representation)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 08:51 AM IST

CBI books four for irregularities related to 80.47L furniture contract

CBI books 4 including MES officials for irregularities in payment of over ₹80 lakh to contractor for sub-standard wooden furniture supply.

Group of people mercilessly beat to death a 45-year-old man in Chikhali on suspicion of stealing mobile phone on Wednesday. Police later arrested two for the crime. ((PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 09:23 AM IST

Charges against Sameer Wankhede serious, preliminary probes must, says NCB

In an affidavit filed in the Bombay HC, the NCB has stated that allegations levelled against the Mumbai zonal director of the agency were grave in nature

Mumbai, India - January 06, 2023: Sameer Wankhede, former Mumbai zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 09:47 AM IST
By, Mumbai

NCB busts inter-state drug syndicate

NCB busts Goa-based narcotics syndicate, arrests kingpin, wife, freezes assets worth ₹1.06 crore. British national arrested for cannabis cultivation.

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Updated on Apr 12, 2024 06:52 AM IST

ED attaches land parcels worth 52.9 crore in PMC Bank loan fraud case

ED's Mumbai unit attached land worth ₹82.30 crore in PMC bank fraud case. Land parcels acquired for port development, diverted by HDIL promoters.

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Updated on Apr 10, 2024 08:06 AM IST

Khichdi scam: ED questions Sena (UBT) LS candidate Amol Kirtikar for 7 hours

After receiving ED’s notice in March Kirtikar had sought an eight-week extension as he was in his home town, Dapoli, in Ratnagiri district

Mumbai, India – April 08, 2024: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Amol Kirtikar arrived at the Enforcement Directorate office (ED) in connection with the Covid-19 Khichdi scam case, in Mumbai, India, on Monday, April 08, 2024. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2024 09:33 AM IST

ED attaches 36.66 cr assets in case against HDIL promoters

ED attached commercial properties worth ₹36.66 crore in Mumbai and Palghar in a money-laundering probe related to a ₹200 crore bank fraud case involving HDIL promoters.

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Updated on Apr 07, 2024 06:48 AM IST

ED attaches assets worth 40.37 crore in case against HDIL promoters

The agency’s money laundering probe is based on a case registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation’s Anti-Corruption Branch against the HDIL promoters

ED attaches assets worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>40.37 crore in case against HDIL promoters
Updated on Apr 06, 2024 10:05 AM IST

ED attaches 24.41 cr assets linked to Dubai-based bizman Vinod Khute

ED's Mumbai unit attaches assets worth ₹24.41 crore linked to Dubai-based businessman Vinod Khute in a ₹100 crore fraud case involving financial schemes.

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Updated on Apr 06, 2024 07:38 AM IST

CBI brings back wanted gold smuggler from Saudi Arabia

NIA registered the case on September 22, 2020, related to the alleged seizure of smuggled gold bars at Jaipur International Airport, Rajasthan, on July 3, 2020

CBI brings back wanted gold smuggler from Saudi Arabia
Updated on Apr 06, 2024 11:40 AM IST

CBI arrests 3 CDSCO officials in bribery case

CBI Mumbai unit arrests 3 CDSCO officials in bribery case. Recovered cash & jewelry worth over ₹74L. Allegedly taking bribes for NOCs from pharmaceutical clients.

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Updated on Apr 05, 2024 07:16 AM IST

NCB nabs controller of inter-state Alprazolam trafficking syndicate

The Mumbai zonal unit of the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) nabbed an alleged controller of an inter - state trafficking syndicate from which the agency had seized around 199 kg of an illicitly manufactured and diverted psychotropic substance, Alprazolam

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Updated on Apr 04, 2024 12:14 PM IST

HC: No coercive action against Sameer Wankhede till April 10 on NCB notices

The NCB has initiated two preliminary enquiries against Wankhede in the investigations undertaken by the agency into alleged drugs links of Bollywood after the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and in another case involving the arrest of a Nigerian national for drugs possession

Mumbai, India - January 06, 2023: Sameer Wankhede, former Mumbai zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
Updated on Apr 02, 2024 08:28 AM IST

Passenger ingested 74 capsules of cocaine, held

DRI officers had intercepted the accused when he arrived at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Thursday, on the suspicion that he was carrying a narcotic substance. On questioning, the passenger had allegedly admitted to having ingested capsules in his body for smuggling into India

A total of 74 capsules, containing 1.1 kg of cocaine, were recovered from his body and seized on Saturday.
Updated on Apr 01, 2024 06:34 AM IST

NCB seizes Meth worth 53.2 lakh in Goa, arrests two

One of the two arrested persons, J Singh, is allegedly the network’s Rajasthan-based kingpin. His Goa-based associate, R Singh, was also nabbed for allegedly providing logistical support to him. The two arrested persons were allegedly involved in previous instances of drug trafficking also, NCB sources said

The contraband was seized in Candolim, Goa, by the NCB’s local unit.
Updated on Mar 30, 2024 07:44 AM IST
By, Goa:

In fresh notice, ED summons Shiv Sena (UBT) candidate Amol Kirtikar on April 8

Amol Kirtikar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the Mumbai North-West seat, was earlier summoned by the agency to face questioning on March 27

Amol Kirtikar’s father Gajanan Kirtikar, who is with the Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena, is the sitting Mumbai North-West MP. (X/AmolGKirtikar)
Published on Mar 29, 2024 03:27 PM IST

Khichdi scam: SS (UBT) LS candidate Amol Kirtikar skips ED summons

Shiv Sena leader Amol Kirtikar seeks 8 weeks to appear before ED in khichdi scam probe. ED investigating irregularities in BMC's khichdi distribution.

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Updated on Mar 28, 2024 07:00 AM IST

ED summons Shiv Sena (UBT) Lok Sabha candidate

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut said the ED has initiated action against Kirtikar but they will not change his candidature

Shiv Sena (UBT) nominee Amol Kirtikar. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 27, 2024 01:16 PM IST

ED seizes 2.54 crore, part of which was stashed in washing machine

he searches were conducted as part of ED’s probe against the entities based on the information that they had allegedly remitted forex worth ₹1,800 crore to two Singapore-based firms, Galaxy Shipping & Logistics Pte Ltd, and Horizon Shipping & Logistics Pte Ltd, in a suspicious manner, ED sources said

Part of the cash seized was found stashed in a washing machine.
Updated on Mar 27, 2024 07:34 AM IST

Cocaine worth 19.79 crore found on woman who flew in from Kenya

DRI seizes 19.79 kg of cocaine worth ₹19.79 crore from a female foreign national at Mumbai airport, suspected of international narcotics trafficking.

The cocaine seized at the Queenston Bridge port of entry (Photo: CBSA)
Updated on Mar 26, 2024 09:00 AM IST

ED freezes 16.43 crore funds in probe against mobile gaming app

ED freezes ₹16.43 crore funds in money laundering probe against Dani Data gaming app controllers accused of defrauding investors, including a Chinese national.

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Updated on Mar 23, 2024 08:08 AM IST

Cox & Kings case: Romi Bhagat helped Ajay Kerkar in creating false narrative, derail probe: ED

ED told the court that Bhagat recorded his statement before the agency on March 16 in which he alleged that he got acquainted with Kerkar in 2019 and that the latter met him later to seek his help in lodging two FIRs with Kerkar as the complainant

Mumbai, India - November 27, 2020: The Enforcement Directorate had arrested debt-ridden travel firm Cox and Kings' promoter Peter Kerkar in the alleged money-laundering case, taken to Court in Mumbai, India, on Friday, November 27, 2020. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times) (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 22, 2024 07:32 AM IST

ED attaches assets worth 84.24 crore belonging to KBC Multitrade promoters

ED attaches assets worth ₹84.24 crore of KBC Multitrade Pvt Ltd promoters for duping investors of over ₹200 crore in a multilevel marketing scheme.

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Updated on Mar 22, 2024 07:20 AM IST

DRI busts international syndicate, seizes 9.82 kg cocaine worth 100 crore

Interrogation of the arrested passengers and an analysis of the case data vis-à-vis records revealed that the said drugs were allegedly destined for a drug smuggling - trafficking syndicate based in Delhi and nearby areas, DRI sources said

DRI’s probe began on Saturday after the Mumbai unit seized 9.82 kg cocaine worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100 crore from two alleged female carriers who arrived from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, of Thai and Indonesian nationality, respectively.
Updated on Mar 20, 2024 06:56 AM IST

CBI seizes 30.5L from CGST officer’s premises

CBI seizes ₹30.5 lakh cash from arrested CGST official & inspector in bribery case. Property documents also recovered for income verification.

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Updated on Mar 19, 2024 07:20 AM IST

ED conducts raids to probe fake artworks cartel selling copies of Jamini Roy, MF Husain

ED conducted searches in Mumbai as part of a money laundering probe against art dealer Rajesh Rajpal for selling fake paintings, involving prominent art galleries and individuals.

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Updated on Mar 17, 2024 08:20 AM IST

Khichdi ‘scam’: ED attaches assets worth 88.51L linked to Suraj Chavan

For this, Chavan allegedly received tainted funds amounting to ₹1.35 crore out of the proceeds of crime, ED sources said. They added that the vendor in turn defrauded the civic body by supplying khichdi packets of lesser quantity

Mumbai, India – June 26, 2023: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Suraj Chavan arrives to appear before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in BMC COVID scam case, at Ballard Pier, in Mumbai, India, on Monday, June 26, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 17, 2024 08:16 AM IST

ED files chargesheet against Sena (UBT) functionary Suraj Chavan in khichdi ‘scam’

The ED probe revealed that Chavan had allegedly received ₹1.35 crore from an accused contractor firm, M/s Force One Multi Services, out of the latter’s illegal generation of profits/ proceeds of crime worth ₹3.64 crore, agency sources said

Mumbai, India – June 26, 2023: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Suraj Chavan arrives to appear before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in BMC COVID scam case, at Ballard Pier, in Mumbai, India, on Monday, June 26, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 16, 2024 08:26 AM IST

Delhi HC holds that SET evidence can’t be used against Wankhede

In a relief for Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer and former Mumbai zonal director of the NCB Sameer Wankhede, the Delhi high court has ordered that the evidence recorded by the SET should not be relied upon in any departmental enquiry that might be held against him

Mumbai: Former NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede at CBI office for questioning in a bribery case in connection with Aryan Khan's arrest, in Mumbai, Saturday, May 20, 2023. (PTI Photo)(PTI05_20_2023_000205A) (PTI)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 06:52 AM IST

ED investigating key role of a German man in its probe against MOB App

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun investigating the role of a German national in developing and programming the complex technical architecture of Mahadev Online Book, an illegal online betting and gaming platform

ED investigating key role of a German man in its probe against MOB App
Updated on Mar 13, 2024 07:22 AM IST
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