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FBI director meets CBI chief amid US allegations against India over alleged Pannun ‘homicide residing’

FBI Director Christopher Wray met CBI Director Praveen Sood in India’s capital Recent Delhi on Monday (Dec 11) where ways to invent bigger cooperation in cyber-linked financial crimes alongside with other issues had been discussed, recordsdata company PTI reported citing officers.

Wray and other senior officers reached the company headquarters within the afternoon for the assembly.

The FBI Director, all over his two-day talk over with to India, is map to meet high officers of Indian safety and legislation enforcement institutions, the officers acknowledged.

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He arrived in Recent Delhi on Sunday evening (Dec 10).

Wray and Sood, all over their assembly, discussed concerns linked to the alternate of recordsdata on cybercrime cases, narcotics, pending judicial requests and extradition of wished criminals, americans familiar with the subject acknowledged.

“Both agencies recognised the challenges posed by organised crime networks, cyber-enabled financial crimes, ransomware threats, economic crimes and transnational crimes,” CBI acknowledged in an legitimate press assertion.

The high-profile talk over with comes against the backdrop of allegations by Washington over India’s alleged connection to a foiled residing to abolish Sikh separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil.

The US Ambassador, Eric Garcetti all over a panel dialogue at the Carnegie ‘World Know-how Summit’, had made a point out of the FBI director’s talk over with to India.

He acknowledged that India turned into once “the no 1 nation she (US Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen) went to outdoors the usa, four times this yr. The Secretary of Bellow (Antony Blinken) staunch got right here right here for the third time. Secretary of Defence (Lloyd Austin) for the 2nd time. The FBI director is right here subsequent week.”

Earlier, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on being asked about Wray’s talk over with to India, acknowledged that it turned into once a portion of the final bilateral cooperation in areas of cyber safety, counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics.

“As you are mindful, now we have sturdy safety, cyber-safety, counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics cooperation with the US agencies. We’re also engaged in potential-constructing programmes. In advise portion of this ongoing bilateral cooperation, a talk over with By the FBI director is within the works,” he had acknowledged.

(With inputs from agencies)

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