40 places raided as CBI probes NGOs over FCRA licence, MHA officials questioned

The CBI raided 40 locations in a nationwide crackdown on NGOs in connection to alleged Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) violations, reports said on Tuesday. The agency is investigating alleged collusion between government officials and NGO representatives for illegal FCRA licence clearances in exchange for bribes. Six Ministry of Home Affairs officials are reportedly being questioned.