Was the Karmapa personally involved?
The police interrogated him, both on the Trust’s land deal with Bhardwaj and on the foreign cash in his monastery. He denied any role or knowledge of transactions by Trust officials, and said the foreign money was part of offerings and donations received at the monastery. In the chargesheet filed in an Una court, the police named him as the 10th accused in the case and charged him with conspiracy — arguing that the seized cash was hawala money, the land transaction was illegal, and that as chairman of the Trust, he had been in the know.
No British Government would let a shady Ogyen Trinley Dorje walk after he was charged with a FOREX violation out of deference to the Tibetan belief that their Dharma Kings are above the law.