West Bengal: On 20 February, the CBI raided 13 places, after which summons was sent to Rujira Banerjee (Rujira Banerjee), wife of Abhishek Banerjee and Maneka Gambhir, Rujira’s sister.
TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee. (File photo)
Mamta Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee is seen to be surrounded in the coal case of Bengal. The CBI will interrogate Abhishek’s wife Rujira on Monday, while Rujira’s sister Maneka was questioned on Monday. From Asansol to Purulia and Bankura in West Bengal and from Dhanbad to Ramgarh in Jharkhand, there are many coal mines where excavation has stopped from the government. However, coal mafia in these mines illegally mining.
In which case, Abhishek Banerjee’s wife Rujira and wife’s sister Maneka have been summoned. It started in November 2020. The CBI then filed a case against several officers and employees of ECL i.e. Eastern Coalfields Limited, as well as officials of Railways and CISF. In this case Anoop Manjhi alias Lala is being described as the kingpin. Apart from this, ECL general managers Amit Kumar Dhar and Jayesh Chandra Rai, ECL Chief Security Inspector Tanmay Das and Area Security Inspector Dhananjay Rai and in-charge Debashish Mukherjee have also been nominated.
On November 28, 2020, the CBI raided 45 places in West Bengal. These included the whereabouts of Abhishek Banerjee’s close aide Vinay Mishra. The agency issued notice to Mishra four times but he never appeared. Now a non-bailable warrant and a lookout notice have been issued against him. BJP claims that it has strong evidence in this case
Summons sent to Abhishek Banerjee’s wife
On 20 February, the CBI raided 13 places, after which summons was sent to Abhishek Banerjee’s wife Rujira Banerjee and Rujira’s sister Maneka Gambhir. The CBI team questioned Maneka at her house for about three hours today, while CBI will interrogate her tomorrow after the reply from Rujira. Mamta Banerjee has considered this action as a threat and said that she is not afraid. Rujira and Maneka are not named in the case registered by the CBI, but sources say that the names of Rujira and Maneka have come up in the interrogation of the accused.
CBI suspects banking transactions
After all, what is the relation of Abhishek Banerjee’s wife Rujira with this whole matter. If sources are to be believed, Ruzira Banerjee’s company Leaps and Bounds Management Services LLP is under suspicion. Some of its banking transactions are suspected by the CBI, whose wires are being linked to the accused in this case. It is being said that Rujira will be questioned in this regard. By the way, there has also been an allegation that the central and state governments misuse government machinery, but these allegations have always been made, irrespective of the government.