Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which filed its first chargesheet within the West Bengal trainer recruitment rip-off on Tuesday, has claimed that accused Arpita Mukherjee has confessed earlier than it that the money and gold price a number of crores recovered from her two residences in July truly belonged to former West Bengal Training Minister Partha Chatterjee, the prime accused within the case.
As per sources, the ED chargesheet mentions that when she was requested about the true proprietor of the seized money amounting to Rs 49.80 crore and gold valued at greater than Rs 5 crore throughout interrogation on August 4, Arpita had admitted that up to now she had repeatedly refused to reveal the true proprietor of the seized money and gold.
Later Arpita additionally informed the central company that she did this fearing her private safety and that of her mom. “Arpita Mukherjee then stated that the seized money amounting to Rs 49.80 crore and gold/jewelry valued at greater than Rs 5 crore from her two residences belonged to Partha Chatterjee. She additionally filed an software for treating her disclosure as a plea for taking a lenient view beneath the provisions of legislation,” stated the supply, citing the ED chargesheet.
The ED additionally stated within the chargesheet that the annual premium quantity of 31 life insurance coverage insurance policies held by Arpita, with Partha Chatterjee as nominee in most of them, amounted to Rs 1.5 crore. The annual premium funds for all these insurance policies, whereby Partha Chatterjee was known as Arpita`s `uncle`, had been constructed from the financial institution accounts of Chatterjee.
WB SSC rip-off: Partha Chatterjee, Arpita named accused in ED chargesheet
Partha Chatterjee and Arpita have been named as accused within the WB SSC recruitment rip-off. The ED has filed a 172-page cost sheet on this case. In accordance with ED sources, belongings price round Rs 103 crore has been seized on this corruption. Most of those belongings are within the names of Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee. Some belongings are additionally within the identify of shell corporations. A number of flats of Arpita Mukherjee had been raided by the ED on July 27 and 28. Round Rs 49.80 crore and gold jewelry price Rs 5.08 crore had been seized.