CBI Registers Two Cases Against Illegal Export Of Shawls

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New Delhi/Srinagar, 29th July 2021: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered two separate cases on complaints from Customs Departments against two private firms based at Srinagar and Delhi and others including a proprietor of a private firm based at Srinagar.

The cases have been registered on the allegations of illegal export of 32 (26+6) shawls containing Guard hair of Tibetan Antelope (Shahtoosh). The export of such wild life material is prohibited under the provisions of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Searches were conducted in the premises of both the firms in New Delhi and Srinagar which led to recovery of 4 shawls and incriminating documents. Investigation of both the cases is in progress.

Name of accused:-
First case:-
i) Sh. Shabir Ahmad Gogeree, Proprietor of M/s Cashmere Fine Arts
ii) M/s Cashmere Fine Arts, Srinagar (J&K)
Second case:-
M/s The Craft Harvest and its proprietor, Delhi