Vadodara: The Vadodara crime branch on Friday (August 27) registered an FIR against two accused who were earlier arrested in connection with a conversion racket.
The accused were arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday (August 24).
On Friday, Vadodara Police Commissioner Shamsher Singh said that in the last five years, the accused received Rs 60 crore through hawala, which was used for anti-government protests.
Speaking to media persons on Friday here, the police commissioner said: "FIR registered under several sections of IPC against two accused earlier arrested in an alleged anti-conversion racket. In the last five years, the accused received Rs 60 crore through hawala apart from Rs 19 crore by foreign donations.
"Hawala funds used to come via Dubai. They also received foreign donations from UK, USA and UAE through a trust. Accused also got 103 mosques built in five states. They also used hawala funding for anti-government protests and have connections in Jammu and Kashmir also," Singh said.
"The accused have been identified as Salahuddin Sheikh and Mohammad Umar Gautam," he said.
He also said that the accused would be presented before a court on September 3.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.
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Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari PVSM AVSM VM ADC took over as the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) on September 30, 2021. An alumnus of NDA, the CAS was commissioned in December 1982 in the fighter stream of the IAF. He has flown more than 3800 hours on multiple fighter and trainer aircraft. During his career spanning almost four decades, the CAS has tenanted many significant command and staff appointments. He has commanded a MiG-29 Squadron, two Air Force Stations and Western Air Command. ...