• Wed. May 29th, 2024

Cbi Raids Bengal Law Minister In Coal Scam Case

The CBI is testing the supposed coal pirating trick and Mr Ghatak’s name has come up in the test, authorities say.

New Delhi: Amid cross country ruckus by Opposition parties over supposed abuse of focal examination organizations, the CBI is today leading hunts at the premises of West Bengal Minister Moloy Ghatak in the supposed coal pilferage case, authorities have said. The focal test organization’s officials led assaults at three places of Mr Ghatak in Asansol in Paschim Bardhaman region and one in Lake Gardens area of Kolkata.

The CBI is examining the supposed coal carrying trick and Mr Ghatak’s name has come up in the test, authorities say.

The organization, helped by an immense group of focal paramilitary staff, led look through in these properties regarding the trick. Ladies officials were additionally essential for the group.

The CBI additionally directed look at four better places in Kolkata regarding the trick. It just so happens, Mr Ghatak, the Asansol Uttar MLA, has showed up once before Enforcement Directorate officials at its Delhi office for addressing regarding the coal pilferage case.

He, nonetheless, has avoided a few different summonses of the ED regarding the supposed trick.

As his name surfaced in the coal sneaking trick, we want to figure out what was his part in it. We have proof of Ghatak’s contribution in the trick,” a CBI official told news organization PTI.

The Enforcement Directorate has stopped a case under the counter tax evasion regulation in light of a November 2020 FIR enrolled by the CBI that claimed a multi-crore coal pilferage trick connected with Eastern Coalfields Limited mines in the state’s Kunustoria and Kajora regions in and around Asansol. The CBI claims that supposed wrongfully mined coal, worth a few thousand crores, was sold in the bootleg market more than quite a long while by a racket working in the western pieces of West Bengal where the Eastern Coalfields Limited runs a few mines.

A few Trinamool pioneers have been in the crosshair of focal organizations since the BJP experienced a drubbing in the West Bengal gathering races a year ago. Party boss Mamata Banerjee has transparently blamed the Center for utilizing organizations to disturb and threaten her party chiefs.

Previous state serve and Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee was captured in July by the Enforcement Directorate for his supposed contribution in the school enrollment trick, and the CBI captured the party’s Birbhum boss Anubrata Mondal in August regarding sneaking of dairy cattle.

The CBI last Friday captured Trinamool pioneer and executive of Halisahar district, Raju Sahani for his supposed job in a Ponzi conspire that hoodwinked individuals of lakhs of rupees.

Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the National General Secretary of Trinamool Congress, was likewise addressed by the ED for eight hours last Friday regarding the supposed coal carrying. He said every one of these coal mineshafts are monitored by the Central Industrial Security Force, an organization that reports to the association Home Ministry. He had sent off a blistering assault on Home Minister Amit Shah and the BJP just after his scrutinizing, blaming the Center for abusing focal organizations for political increases.

BJP claims that the head of another party is a ‘Pappu’. Be that as it may, actually, Amit Shah himself is the greatest Pappu’. He can’t do legislative issues without utilizing (Central) organizations,” he had said.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had recorded a charge sheet in July this year against 41 people engaged with the coal trick, however Mr Banerjee was not named in it.

Answering the request against Mr Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress had referred to it as “quarrel legislative issues”.

While the CBI is examining the lawbreaker point, the ED is seeking after the situation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. One Anup Majee is the supposed top dog of the coal mining and pilferage-connected tax evasion case connected with Eastern Coalfield Limited’s mines in West Bengal’s Kunustoria and Kajora regions in and around Asansol.

Resources worth more than Rs 15 crore of two close partners of Mr Majee were joined in July.


The ED has likewise gathered eight Indian Police Services officials presented in West Bengal on New Delhi for addressing in the coal carrying case. Mr Banerjee hit out at the Center expressing as opposed to addressing officials of the CISF, who are accountable for security there, officials of the state police are being annoyed.