New Delhi [India]: Following a look out notice issued against him by the Enforcement Directorate, Delhi-based meat exporter Moin Qureshi was today detained at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate had registered a case of money laundering against Qureshi, whose links with senior CBI officers were revealed during an investigation carried out by the Income Tax department.
Qureshi is also facing IT charges of black money for not disclosing income of Rs. 20 crore.
As per sources, the Enforcement Directorate had booked Qureshi under various Sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and is investigating funds to the tune of Rs. 200 crore stashed by him abroad.
The Income Tax department, during its probe, found that Qureshi had 11 bank lockers which were in the names of his employees and associates.
The lockers were operated by the employees of Qureshi’s AMQ Group. Over Rs. 11.26 crore in cash and jewellery worth over Rs. 8.35 crore were found in these lockers. (ANI)