As Modi’s CBI drags its feet, US authorities have also obliquely reminded India of its obligations under the UN Convention Against Corruption and the Palmero Convention
An official who has seen the accord said it specifies actions for Qatar and placing two US Department of Justice officials in Qatar’s general prosecutor’s office.
The Indian national Montu Barot, 30, and Indian-American Nilesh Pandya, 54, have pleaded guilty in the multi-million call centre scam involving 54 individuals and 5 India-based call centres.
The call centre members allegedly targeted thousands of individuals in the US through phone based scams.
Some Republicans have backed the shift while conservatives who had revelled in the possibility of a Clinton prosecution were not pleased.
Widespread lawsuits holding the oil industry responsible for the climate crisis are likely to have significant consequences, similar to those that emerged from tobacco litigations in the 1990s.
People have been arrested simply because they belong to rival political parties, without evidence that they have committed any offences. This is the real link that ties the post-election violence in 2015 and the alleged ‘plot to kill’ the prime minister’s son.
US Department of Justice documents reveal that Rizve Ahmed was also seeking Robert Lustyik’s help in getting “charges dropped” against an opposition politician, thought to be BNP leader Tarique Rahman.
Given that Sajeeb Wazed has already asserted that Shafik Rehman was directly involved in the plot to kidnap and kill him, it is difficult to see how the police can walk back from the path set out for it.