In a massive development in the hawala case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of Guwahati has summoned one identified as Mungilal from Kolkata in connection with the case. According to reports, Mungilal was one of the key broker of illegal transfer of money.
Earlier on Sunday, the principal of Jamia Islamia Salafia Arabic College in Barpeta, Nurul Islam Nakvi was arrested by a team of Barpeta Police for his involvement with the case. Police had recovered cash worth several lakhs from Nakvi.
Based on Nakvi’s statements, the ED had detained a businessman from Athgaon in Guwahati. The businessman was identified as Arun Saraf and he revealed Mungilal’s link to the case. Mungilal on Wednesday appeared before ED and his is going on.
Notably, Hawala is a method of transferring money without money actually being moved. As per the definition of Interpol hawala is “money transfer without money movement”.