Kolkata/Asansol: CBI Arrested TMC‘s Birbhum strong anubrata group On Thursday, he became the party’s second prominent face in a cattle smuggling case Partha ChatterjeeTo be detained by a central agency.
the circle would never have been MLALeave aside one minister, but the Birbhum district president of TMC is not feeling any shock. For more than a decade, he has been the last word in party affairs in a district with a complex demographic, which comprises more than 37% Muslims. the circle was gone Congress To follow Mamata Banerjee when she founded TMC. he helped
TMC has strengthened its position in Birbhum. Of the 11 assembly seats there, the TMC won 10 in 2021. In 2019, it won both the Lok Sabha seats – Bolpur and Birbhum.
A CBI team backed by a 100-strong CRPF contingent picked up Mandal from his Bolpur home in the morning and later announced his arrest. A special CBI court sent him to CBI custody for 10 days.
CBI officials said they suspect that the money was collected on behalf of Mandal by his arrested security guard sahgal hussain The CBI told the court that between 2015 and 2017 from cattle smugglers. Investigators have identified Mandal’s bank accounts in which large amounts of cash were allegedly kept illegally.
The TMC termed the arrests as “clearly partisan” and urged the judiciary to look into the probe conducted by central agencies for allegedly serving their political masters. “The mask of neutrality is slipping as the agencies target only opposition members,” it said.
(Inputs from Debashish Konar)