On Thursday, 11th July, CBI officials raided the premises of Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover.
According to the news agency, they did this action in violation of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010 (FCRA).
On the action, Jaising said that we have been working for human rights for years, therefore a target is being made.
CBI is carrying out raids at the residence of Supreme Court advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, in connection with Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) violation case pic.twitter.com/lM3axyurjP
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2019
The investigating agency also explored the offices of ‘Lions Collective’, an NGO in Delhi and Mumbai. Its operator is Anand Grover. They accuse NGOs of disturbing money from abroad. The CBI had filed a case against Grover in the past.
Matters related to the expenses of Indira’s travel abroad
According to reports, the case of disturbances in the funding of NGOs is between 2009 and 2014. Meanwhile, Indira was on the rank of Additional Solicitor General. They allege it that during this period, the expenses of Indira’s foreign travel were paid without her permission from the Home Ministry through her husband’s NGO.
Arvind Kejriwal Condemns This Action By CBI
I strongly condemn CBI raids on well known senior advocates @IJaising and Mr Anand Grover. Let the law take its own course but subjecting veterans who have throughout their lives fought for upholding the rule of law & Constitutional values is clear vendetta
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 11, 2019
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condemns the actions taken by CBI against the senior advocate Indira Jaising and her husband. He said that subjecting veterans who have all through their lives fought for upholding the rule of law & Constitutional values is a clear vendetta.