S.O. 616(E).—Whereas the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, specially empowered
under sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling
Activities Act, 1974 (52 of 1974) issued Order No. PD-12001/15/2021-COFEPOSA dated 24.8.2021 under
the said sub-section directing that Mr. Abdul Raoof, S/o Mr. Sulaiman S.M., R/o Saithkudiyil, Nellikuzhy,
Kothamangalam, Ernakulam-686691 be detained and kept in Poojappura Central Jail, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram-695012 with a view to prevent him from smuggling of goods, abetting the smuggling
of goods and engaging in transporting or concealing or keeping smuggled goods in future.
- Whereas the Central Government has reasons to believe that the aforesaid person has absconded or
has been concealing himself so that the Order cannot be executed.
- Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (b) of sub-section (1) of Section 7 of
the said Act, the Central Government hereby directs the aforesaid person to appear before the Director
General of Police & State Police Chief, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram within 7 days of the
publication of this Order in the Official Gazette.
- [F. No. PD-12001/15/2021-COFEPOSA ] RAVI PRATAP SINGH, Jt. Secy