A criminal case has been registered against the Chief of Tablighi Jamat, Maulana Saad Kandhvi and other trusts linked to him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act(PMLA). The Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) has been filed by the ED on the basis of the first information report registered by the Delhi police.
The police had registered an FIR against Maulana Saad and the other members linked to his trust and charges were levied against them under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the provisions of the Indian Penal Code for violations of the Government’s directions regarding the prohibition on public gatherings and promoting social distancing due to spread of the pandemic.
The report will be soon submitted by the Delhi police on the funding to the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax. However, the Chief hasn’t given the official statement yet as he is believed to be in isolation, however soon his statement will be called for recording his statement.