The CBI on Monday will question Rujira Banerjee, wife of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee in the coal rip-off. This inquiry might be performed from 11 am to 3 am on the CBI’s Kolkata workplace or Rujira’s residence. The probe company’s motion in opposition to Mamata’s household has intensified the tussle between the BJP and TMC.
Notably, the CBI has clamped down on Mamta Banerjee’s nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, his wife Rujira Narula Banerjee and Rujira’s sister Maneka Gambhir.
The CBI had despatched a discover to question Rujira, to which she replied that she is prepared to seem for questioning in the alleged coal smuggling case. Responding to the discover, Rujira, in a letter to CBI investigating officer Umesh Kumar, mentioned that she can be out there for the questioning at her residence between 11 am and three pm on Tuesday.
Rujira mentioned that she was unaware of the explanation for which she was being known as for questioning and the matter of the investigation.
Earlier, the CBI had additionally summoned Rujira’s sister Menka Gambhir for interrogation. A CBI workforce, together with woman officers, officers arrived at Menka`s high-rise residential advanced at Panchashyar on Monday, at round 12 midday.
On the opposite hand, with this motion of CBI, the ruling TMC has launched an assault on the BJP. TMC has mentioned that BJP is dreaming of successful Bengal by scaring utilizing CBI and ED. At the identical time, the BJP additionally retaliated and mentioned that TMC is mistaken, and that’s the reason it’s afraid of investigation. Amidst this controversy between BJP and TMC, Congress has once more questioned the timing of the investigation.
“Now BJP is left with no allies. Akali and others have left so their only allies are CBI and ED. They are trying to use their allies to threaten and pressurise TMC, which is their main opponent. Whatever CBI has issued will be dealt legally. We must send out the message that we are not going to be threatened by any such effort,” mentioned Trinamool MP Sougata Roy, reacting to the incident.