Black money trail: Govt assures SC to reveal names

Indian Currency
New Delhi, Feb 10: The UPA government on Thursday, Feb 9 assured the Supreme Court that it will disclose the names of Indians, those who have stashed money in foreign banks, after registering a case against them.

The SC asked the Center to ensure that hawala operator Hasan Ali Khan does not leave the country. Sources said that the Pune-based businessman, known to be linked to Dawood Ibrahim, is alleged to have $8-9 billion stashed in Swiss bank accounts.

Read: Billion of Indian money stolen

The government also informed the court that Letters Rogatory have been issued to authorities in Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, USA and UK in the black money case.

The Court adjourned the matter for further hearing on Mar 3.

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