KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate, which has filed a prolonged chargesheet in reference to the West Bengal lecturers’ recruitment rip-off, has reportedly claimed that former minister and expelled TMC chief Partha Chatterjee took his shut aide Arpita Mukherjee on a number of overseas journeys and bought properties in Thailand.
The central monetary probe company is reported to have made these allegations in its 172-page chargesheet in reference to the SSC Rip-off that has revealed a bunch of explosive details about the expelled TMC chief.
Within the chargesheet, the ED claimed that the duo amassed big property in Thailand. The central company additionally acknowledged that in addition to Partha, his kin too bought land in Thailand.
By way of the paperwork seized from Partha and Arpita Mukherjee’s residences, the ED is of the view that the 2 could have visited Thailand a number of instances. The company additionally suspects that Partha made a number of investments in Thailand’s actual property market by means of an organization named Apa Utility Service which is collectively owned by Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee.
On Wednesday, a particular CBI courtroom rejected the bail prayer of Partha Chatterjee and remanded him and three others to judicial custody until October 5 in reference to its probe into the SSC recruitment rip-off.
The three others despatched to judicial custody together with Partha are former West Bengal Board of Secondary Training (WBBSE) president Kalyanmoy Ganguly, who was arrested by CBI on September 15, former secretary of West Bengal College Service Fee (SSC) Ashok Saha and its former advisor S P Sinha.
The order was given by a CBI courtroom a prayer by the central investigating company. The particular courtroom had on September 16 given CBI the custody of Chatterjee until Wednesday on a prayer by the company for questioning him in reference to the case, which it’s investigating on an order of the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom.
Chatterjee and Arpita had been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing the reported cash path within the SSC recruitment rip-off and seized Rs 49.80 crore in money, aside from bullion, jewelry and property deeds from the latter’s flats within the metropolis, on July 23.
The ED has alleged in a chargesheet submitted earlier than a Prevention of Cash Laundering Act courtroom that the entire value of the seizures, together with the money, is over Rs 100 crore. The previous minister can also be on judicial remand in reference to the case.
Chatterjee, who held the training portfolio when the alleged rip-off passed off from 2014 onwards, was relieved of his ministerial duties by the Mamata Banerjee authorities following his arrest. He held a number of portfolios together with parliamentary affairs, business and commerce when he was arrested.