CBI raids 40 locations as MHA Officials & NGO representatives violate FCRA Norms

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) discovered Rs 2 crore in hawala transactions at 40 locations in Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur, and Coimbatore on Tuesday as part of a major nationwide crackdown on non-government organisations (NGOs) violating norms in receiving foreign grants, according to sources.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) discovered Rs 2 crore in hawala transactions at 40 locations in Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur, and Coimbatore on Tuesday. As part of a major nationwide crackdown on non-government organizations (NGOs) violating norms in receiving foreign grants. According to sources. Over a half-dozen officials from the Union Home Ministry, NGO representatives. And middlemen were arrested for allegedly assisting violations of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act. According to sources, the CBI will book more people engaged in the case later tonight.

Several government officials have been arrested by the CBI for allegedly accepting bribes from NGOs through middlemen. The raids are still going on, and other NGOs are being investigated, according to sources.

According to them, the central agency raids were carried out in response to a complaint from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Employees told PTI that the agency has nabbed about six people in connection with the case. Also, including MHA officials and NGO representatives.

To receive foreign funds, all non-government organizations (NGOs) must be registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, or FCRA.

According to the government’s FCRA guidelines, all registered organizations must submit an online annual report for each financial year. Thus, that includes an income and expenditure statement. Moreover, a receipt and payment account, a balance sheet, and other financial information within nine months of the financial year’s end.

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