Chatterjee and his associates Arpita Mukherjee He was arrested on Saturday in a case related to the alleged teacher recruitment scam in the state. The arrests came hours after Rs 20 crore was recovered from Mukherjee’s house.
TMC also attacked BJP For using ED for political vendetta.
The senior party leader said, “We are monitoring the situation and have faith in the judiciary. TMC will not tolerate any discrepancy or malpractice in the party or the government. TMC will take action after the judiciary’s decision.” firhad hakimo,
He said, “In today’s situation it seems that the ED is being run by the BJP. Suvendu Adhikari [BJP leader in WB] It is saying that a lot is going to be known in the future even before the ED gives any statement. It means ED is politically influenced by BJP.”
Chatterjee sent to two-day custody
Chatterjee was sent to two-day custody after he was arrested in connection with the recruitment scam. The central probe agency had sought 14-day custody of the Bengal minister. Now he will be produced in the special PMLA court on Monday.
Chatterjee was formally arrested after a prolonged interrogation of over 26 hours, which began on Friday morning, in which over a dozen documents were seized from his residence in Nakatla. Mukherjee, a close aide of the minister, was also arrested on Saturday evening.
The ED had recovered unaccounted cash worth Rs 20 crore from Mukherjee’s residence in south Kolkata a day earlier.
(with inputs from agencies)