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CBI files preliminary enquiry against Tablighi Jamaat over FCRA violations

The action by the CBI comes a day after the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police filed 12 fresh chargesheets naming 541 foreign nationals in connection with the Tablighi Jamaat case

Hundreds of Covid cases in India are linked to a Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi. Photo: PTI
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Hundreds of Covid cases in India are linked to a Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi. Photo: PTI

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against the organisers of the Tablighi Jamaat, suspecting unaccounted foreign funding by the Islamic sect .

According to CBI sources, the agency has registered a PE against the organisers of Tablighi Jamaat and other unknown persons on a complaint alleging that the organisers and the trustees of the organisation were indulging into dubious foreign funding and cash transactions by illegal or unfair means.

The sources also said that the Tablighi Jamaat also did not disclose receipt of foreign funds to authorities. The PE

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First Published: May 29 2020 | 7:16 PM IST

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