CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST SIX ACCUSED INCLUDING PRIVATE COMPANIES & OTHERS, AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES AT 11 PLACES

Press Release
New Delhi, 17.11.2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case on a complaint from MHA against a New Delhi based private firm/NGO & its then Functionary; a Delhi based private company, its then MD & a representative; a Delhi based private consultant firm and other unknown persons for violation of FCRA 2010, criminal conspiracy, forgery, making false statement before Authority, use of forged document, attempt to cheat U/s 120-B, 199, 468, 471 & 511 r/w 417 of IPC and 33, 35, 37 of FCRA Act, 2010. The complaint relates to the allegations of mis-utilization of foreign contribution which were received under the Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme for the purpose of carrying out educational and social activities in India. The funds were allegedly received mainly from a foreign based company to the tune of Rs. 90.72 crore (approx.) in the bank accounts of a New Delhi based private firm/ NGO registered under the foreign contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 for carrying out social welfare activities in the field of education. It was further alleged in the complaint that the said New Delhi based private firm/NGO had violated various provisions of Foreign Contribution (Regulations) Act, 2010.

Searches were conducted today at 11 places at the premises of accused and others which led to recovery of a large number of incriminating documents.

Further investigation is continuing.



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