Dharamsala: A day after police questioned Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama, ADGP SR Mardi told CNN-IBN that raids were conducted across Dharamsala and five people including Manager of Ambala based Corporation Bank DK Dhar and Dharamsala based hotelier KP Bharadwaj, from whose car Rs 1 crore seized were arrested by the Himachal Pradesh police.
Earlier the Dalai Lama spoke in support of Karmapa calling him a revered leader.
Foreign currency worth Rs 7 crore was recovered from Karmapa's office. Meanwhile candle light march were held protesting raids at offices of Karmapa Lama. Thousands of followers and devotees of Karmapa Lama gathered at BodhGaya in Bihar and carried out a candle light march against the police action at his residence....more
11:14 AM, Jan 30, 2011
New Delhi: On the controversy surrounding the Karmapa Lama, the Finance Ministry has asked for a report from the Himachal Pradesh government. While the Karmapa was questioned by a three member team of Himachal police, his treasurer Shakti Lama has been sent to police custody till February 5. His secretary's house which was sealed was searched by the police on Saturday. Currency worth Rs 6 crore has been seized out...
09:19 PM, Jan 29, 2011
Dharamsala: Huge amount of foreign currency was seized during raids at a transit home of 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje at Sidhbari near Dharamsala on Thursday. ADGP (Law and Order) S R Mardi said the exact amount of currency notes of different countries recovered during the raids at Gyuto Monastery, 6 km from here, will be known after counting them. A close aide of Kaprmapa, Rabjaychojan alias Shakti Lama, was...
06:13 PM, Jan 27, 2011