Probe Company Questions Trinamool MP Nussrat Jahan Over Fraud Allegations

The Basirhat Trinamool MP has denied all allegations of fraud.

Bengali actor and Trinamool Lok Sabha MP Nussrat Jahan appeared for questioning earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata at this time over her hyperlinks with a agency accused of duping individuals of crores of rupees after promising to promote them flats.

Ms Jahan was requested to seem earlier than the central company final week to document her assertion within the case towards 7 Sense Infrastructure Non-public Ltd, an organization the place she held the publish of director until 2017.

“We’ll query her about her position within the firm. Now we have listed a number of questions for her. The whole course of will likely be recorded. We may even document her assertion,” a senior officer instructed PTI.

In accordance with the grievance filed with the ED, the agency duped over 400 individuals of Rs 5.5 lakh every after falsely promoting them residences within the metropolis’s New City space.

Nonetheless, the Basirhat MP has denied allegations of being concerned within the firm’s dealings, claiming she had repaid a mortgage she took from the corporate with curiosity in Might 2017 and has had no contact with them ever since.

The Trinamool Congress, alternatively, has attacked the Centre accusing it of misusing its probe companies to focus on and harass its leaders. Earlier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee additionally backed Ms Jahan warning towards a media trial.

“Anybody can go and complain towards anybody however why are you doing a media trial? A minimum of confirm if the grievance is true or not,” she had mentioned, in a veiled assault at BJP chief Shankudeb Panda who filed the grievance.

The BJP has hit again saying that Nussrat Jahan will likely be punished for dishonest individuals. “That is the Modi Authorities, you generally is a chief minister, a politician or a movie star, however you’ll not be spared if you happen to cheat individuals… Retired individuals gave crores of rupees of their life financial savings to Nussrat Jahan to get a flat. They acquired neither the flat nor the cash. The investigation is underway, if there’s proof, Nussrat Jahan will likely be punished,” BJP Bengal Secretary Agnimitra Paul instructed information company ANI.