CBI ARRESTS AN ABSCONDING ACCUSED AT NEW DELHI


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 29.06.2020

CBI had registered a case u/s 120-B, 489 B & 489 C of IPC on 13.09.2012 against two accused (resident of District Navashar, Punjab) & other unknown persons on a complaint from Customs Department, IGI Airport, New Delhi. It was alleged that Customs (Preventive), IGI Airport, New Delhi had seized FICN to the tune of Rs. 6,01,500/- on 11/12.09.2012 from a passenger (resident of Mukatpura, Distt. Navashar, Punjab). During investigation, the passenger had named another accused(resident of Distt. Navashar,Punjab) as the person who handed over him for carrying the same to India.

After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the said passenger. The other accused was continuously absconding for almost 7 years and was not available for investigation, as such LOC was issued against him.

The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court, Delhi and was remanded to Judicial Custody.

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