Recapitulating the facts and asking for the proper next step

India must apologise to the Karmapa Lama,
by Shobhan Saxena, Editor of Sunday Times of India

Times of India, Feb 18th 2011

New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa Ugyen Trinely Dorji has been given a clean chit on accusation of being a China spy.

A probe was initiated against the spiritual leader after huge amount of foreign currencies were recovered from his premises.

Foreign currency belonging to 25 countries, including China, was recovered by the police from the premises of the Karmapa-backed trust and some of the trustees in the raids that followed recovery of Rs 1 crore from two persons on January 25 last, allegedly drawn from a bank at Majnoo-ka-Tila in Delhi for a land deal.

Government source said that the money had come in the form of donations and offerings by devotees and a clean chit has been given to Karmapa.

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