Lucknow, June 30: The Income Tax Department can investigate the bank accounts of Mohammad Umar Gautam, the mastermind of ‘conversion racket’.
Regarding this, the UP Anti Terrorists Squad (UP ATS) has shared the details of all the accounts of Umar with the Income Tax Department. Illegal transactions have been confirmed in the accounts of Omar’s organization Islamic Dawah Center and Fatima Charitable Trust. At the same time, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is already investigating these accounts in this case.
In the investigation of ATS, it has come to the fore that there was no audit of the accounts of Omar’s organization Islamic Dawah Center and Fatima Charitable Trust. The same number of entities has never filed income tax returns.
The ATS investigation has revealed that there was no audit of transactions in the accounts of IDC and Fatima Charitable Trust and no income tax return was filed whereas a large amount of money has been confirmed in these accounts from the Gulf countries. For this reason, the ATS is also taking legal opinion to impose the Foreign Exchange Management Act, (FEMA) on the accused.
ATS will apply in court to extend the remand
The seven-day remand of the main accused Umar Gautam and Jahangir Alam, who were taken in police custody, ended on Wednesday.
According to the ATS, many things have come to the fore during the interrogation in these seven days. There is still a lot left to be uncovered from these two. In such a situation, the ATS can apply to the court to increase their remand.