Order in respect of Mr. Abdul Raoof for publication in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) Reg.

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. [F. No. PD-12001/15/2021-COFEPOSA ] RAVI PRATAP SINGH, Jt. Secy