Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday captured West Bengal Ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee and Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra in the Narada pay off case, PTI revealed.

Previous Trinamool Congress pioneer Sovan Chatterjee has additionally been captured for the situation, as indicated by the news organization. He had stopped Trinamool Congress in 2019 to join Bharatiya Janata Party, however left the saffron party as well, in March. He didn’t challenge the races this year.

In the mean time, CBI authorities said they will record the chargesheet on Monday against five denounced, including the three Trinamool Congress pioneers captured before in the day, detailed PTI.

The pay off case includes recordings distributed by Narada News, in which a few Trinamool Congress pioneers were supposedly seen tolerating cash as a trade-off for favors. The recordings, shot by the site’s Chief Executive Mathew Samuel, were delivered in front of the state Assembly races in 2016.

Seven of the then Trinamool Congress MPs were likewise associated with the trick. Of them, Suvendu Adhikari and Mukul Roy are currently with the BJP, while Sultan Ahmed has kicked the bucket. The CBI has tried to indict MPs Sougata Roy, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Prasun Banerjee and Aparupa Poddar likewise But Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has not conceded the consent yet.

A day prior to the new West Bengal bureau’s swearing-in function on May 10, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had endorsed a CBI request against Hakim, Mukherjee, Mitra and Chatterjee.

West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee, in any case, said that the lead representative’s endorsement just as the captures were unlawful, announced PTI.

“I have not gotten any letter from the CBI nor has anyone looked for consent from me according to the convention,” the Speaker said.

Banerjee said that he doesn’t have a clue why the CBI authorities went to Dhankhar looking for his assent as the Speaker’s seat was not empty at that point. “I was particularly in office,” he said.

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