Mamata Banerjee’s Nephew Abhishek Questioned By CBI In Faculty Jobs Rip-off Case

Abhishek Banerjee drove all the way down to the CBI workplace at Nizam Palace amidst heavy safety deployment


Trinamool chief and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, appeared earlier than the CBI at its Kolkata workplace this morning, the place he had been known as as a part of the company’s probe into the college jobs rip-off.

Mr Banerjee drove all the way down to the CBI workplace at Nizam Palace amidst heavy safety deployment within the space at round 10:58 am and went to satisfy the officers designated to probe the case.

Earlier within the day, Enforcement Directorate performed a raid on the residence of Sujay Krishna Bhadra, thought-about to be near TMC prime brass in reference to its probe into the college jobs rip-off, an official of the central company mentioned.

The raid was carried out on the Behala home of ‘Kalighat er Kaku’ (Kalighat’s uncle) as he’s popularly recognized, the official mentioned.

Mr Bhadra had on March 15 appeared earlier than the CBI for his alleged involvement in unlawful appointments made in numerous state-run and state-aided colleges in West Bengal.

Whereas the Central Bureau of Investigation is probing the prison facet of the rip-off, the ED is wanting into the money-trail concerned within the alleged irregularities within the recruitment in colleges.

The TMC chief who was on the marketing campaign path in Bankura in western Bengal had rushed again to Kolkata Friday night time to reply the summons despatched by the central investigative company.

“You’re hereby directed to look earlier than me on Saturday, at 11 am …,” a letter despatched by a Deputy Superintendent of the CBI to Abhishek Banerjee’s Harish Mukherjee Street deal with on Friday mentioned.

In a while Friday, the TMC chief and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, had in an impromptu speech delivered from atop his automobile had additionally dared the central company to arrest him if it has any proof of corruption or misconduct towards him “I dare the CBI to arrest me if they’ve any proof of corruption towards me,” Abhishek Banerjee mentioned at a rally in Bankura.

On Thursday, Calcutta Excessive Courtroom had dismissed a petition filed by Mr Banerjee in search of recall of a earlier order of the court docket which mentioned that investigative businesses akin to CBI and ED might interrogate him within the trainer recruitment rip-off.

The TMC chief’s had title cropped up in a grievance filed by Kuntal Ghosh, an accused within the rip-off. Mr Ghosh alleged that he was being pressured by central investigating businesses to call Abhishek Banerjee within the college rip-off case.

An try on Friday to get a division bench and after that the chief justice of Calcutta Excessive Courtroom to listen to his revision plea didn’t yield outcomes.

The matter might now be taken up earlier than a trip bench of the Excessive Courtroom which is able to sit from Monday onwards.

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