CBI raids home, offices of lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover in foreign funding case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday carried out searches at homes and offices of Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover in connection with an alleged violation of foreign funding rules for their NGO Lawyers Collective.
The searches are taking place at the Delhi and Mumbai offices of the NGO, officials said on Thursday. Officials did not give any details of locations where searches are going on, they said.
Anand Grover, husband of former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Indira Jaising was booked by the CBI for alleged Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act violations in receiving foreign aid. When contacted, Anand Grover asked not to be disturbed as he was in the “midst” of it (searches), reported news agency PTI.…
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