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NIA Arrests a FICN Racketeer in the Case of Seizure of FICN and Gold at IGI Airport, New Delhi

Mar 6, 2022 | Press Release

On 04.03.2022 NIA arrested Abdul [email protected] Saddam s/o Abdul Aziz r/o Tumhari, Dist Sant Kabir Nagar, UP currently r/o Chand Bagh, Bhajanpura, Delhi in RC-05/2022/NIA/DLI.

2. The case pertains to the seizure of FICN of face value of Rs 10 Lakhs and 175 gms gold worth Rs 8.5 Lakhs at Terminal-3 of IGI Airport, Delhi by Customs officials from an accused Md. Shahjan on 12.01.2022.

3. The case was registered as RC-05/2022/NIA/DLI by NIA on 8.2.2022 under sections 489A, 489B, 489C and 489E of IPC. After forensic examination it was found that seized FICN was of High Quality and subsequently sections
16&18 of UA(P) Act were invoked in the case. Earlier 02 accused persons have been arrested by NIA in the case.

4. Initial investigation against arrested accused Abdul Wahid @ Saddam has revealed that he is an active member of a gang involved in smuggling of FICNs and gold into India. He was produced before the Special NIA Court, Patiala House today and taken on police remand.

5.Further Investigation in the case continues.

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