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WB SSC scam: 'Tell ED who OWNS the money, why suffer in jail,’ Mithun Chakraborty urges Partha Chatterjee | India News

WB SSC rip-off: ‘Inform ED who OWNS the cash, why endure in jail,’ Mithun Chakraborty urges Partha Chatterjee | Information

KOLKATA: Actor-politician Mithun Chakraborty has urged arrested West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee to disclose the names of these concerned within the WB SSC trainer recruitment rip-off and who owns the large amount of money and valuables recovered by the Enforcement Directorate following raids on the residences of his shut aide Arpita Mukherjee. Urging Partha to spill the beans, the Bollywood veteran mentioned that he didn’t imagine that Partha owned all the cash. The BJP chief claimed that the cash belongs to another person and Partha is simply the custodian.

He even suggested the senior TMC chief to not endure unnecessarily by retaining mum. It could be recalled that Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recovered Rs 27.9 crore in money, in addition to an enormous quantity of gold jewelry from an residence linked to Arpita Mukherjee, thought-about a detailed affiliate of arrested West Bengal Trade Minister Partha Chatterjee.

The stacks of money had been recovered from the residence in Belgharia on Wednesday, and after in a single day counting, it amounted to Rs 27.90 crore, they mentioned.

The investigators are nonetheless ascertaining the worth of the gold jewelry, believed to be in kgs, they added. The cash and gold had been discovered 5 days after the company seized greater than Rs 21 crore in money, in addition to jewelry and international change from one other flat of Mukherjee in south Kolkata’s Tollygunge space, following which she was arrested.

In all, almost Rs 50 crore in money has been seized up to now, officers mentioned. ED officers on Wednesday carried out coordinated raids at numerous properties at Rajdanga in south Kolkata and Belgharia within the northern fringes of the town.

Throughout questioning, Mukherjee knowledgeable the ED about these properties, officers mentioned. ED sleuths needed to break open a door to get into the 2 flats in Belgharia’s Rathtala locality because the keys to open them couldn’t be noticed, they mentioned. A number of “very important” paperwork had been additionally discovered within the flats throughout a search, the official mentioned.

In the meantime, the Trinamool Congress management is underneath immense strain from inside the get together to alleviate Partha Chatterjee of his ministerial and get together posts with fast impact.

“Partha Chatterjee must be faraway from ministry and all-party posts instantly. He must be expelled. If this assertion is taken into account improper, get together has each proper to take away me from all posts. I shall proceed as a soldier of AITCofficial,” Trinamool Congress state basic secretary and get together spokesman, Kunal Ghosh mentioned in a tweet.

With out naming the Minister, youth Trinamool Congress chief Debangshu Bhattacharya mentioned in a social media submit that “it’s higher to puncture that boil to provide the physique a reduction”. Partha Chatterjee was arrested by the ED on July 23 morning in reference to its investigation into the alleged trainer recruitment rip-off.

In the meantime, Mithun warned the Bengal authorities on Wednesday saying that over three dozen Bengal MLAs from the Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP and {that a} Maharashtra-like state of affairs might occur within the state any day.


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