A Central Bureau of Investigation group visited the residence of Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday to study his wife Rujira within the coal pilferage case, officers stated.
The CBI’s go to to Abhishek’s residence comes after Rujira advised the central company that she can be accessible for examination between 11 am and three pm on February 23, replying to a discover that the sleuths had hand-delivered her on Sunday.
The company sought the examination of Rujira Banerjee to confirm the small print of her financial institution transactions, suspecting a connection to the proceeds of the unlawful coal excavation cash, sources stated.
On Monday, the CBI examined Rujira’s sister Menaka Gambhir in reference to the identical case.
Two lady officers of the CBI visited Gambhir’s residence off EM Bypass and had examined her for almost three hours.
The developments come months forward of the meeting elections within the state with Trinamool Congress alleging it to be a political vendetta.
The CBI on November 28 final yr carried out a large search operation in quite a few areas throughout 4 states — West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh – after registering a case in opposition to one Anup Majhi alias Lala.
It is alleged that Lala, the alleged kingpin of the rip-off, is concerned in unlawful mining and theft of coal from leasehold mines of ECL in Kunustoria and Kajora areas, sources
Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits Abhishek’s residence forward of CBI examination in coal theft case
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited the residence of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee forward of the CBI examination of his wife within the coal theft case.
The TMC supremo was at Abhishek’s house for round 10 minutes.