November 18, 2011

Subramanian Swamy to file FIR on black money

PTI Nov 13, 2011, 04.21AM IST

AHMEDABAD: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said he will soon register an FIR with CBI on the issue of black money stashed in foreign countries. This would help him obtain letter rogatory from a court and his organization then can directly approach foreign countries to get details of funds stashed, he said.

"After studying the laws on how to get details of black money stashed abroad, my organization, Action Committee Against Corruption in India, has decided to go to CBI office on November 28 and register an FIR on the issue," Swamy said.

"For filing of an FIR, we do not require names... we can only say that the unnamed people have committed a crime against the country by stashing black money in foreign banks. If the CBI would not file a complaint, then we will approach a court to direct the CBI to file it," he said. "Once the complaint is filed, we will approach a local court and obtain a letter rogatory for the purpose. That will be then presented in the court in Switzerland and that country's government to obtain details of Indians whose money is stashed their," Swamy added.

"We will follow the process in other countries also where there is banking secrecy. We are planni pti

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