- CBI investigates Tej in coal theft case, notice to Abhishek Banerjee’s wife
- FIR lodged in November 2020, main accused Lala still out of custody
- The coal used to steal trucks with the connivance of officials from ECL mines.
- TMC and BJP spark political battle over notice to Abhishek Banerjee’s wife
On Sunday, a CBI team suddenly arrived at the house of Abhishek Banerjee (Abhishek Banerjee news), Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The CBI had come to hand over the notice to Rujira Narula, Abhishek’s wife in the case of West Bengal coal scam. The team has asked them to join the investigation into the coal theft case. The political mercury in West Bengal is likely to increase further after the notice of the CBI and this is also evident from the response of Mamata Banerjee. Mamta said that she is not afraid of such tactics.
FIR registered in November, mastermind out of custody
The first FIR was registered by the CBI in November 2020 in the coal scam case. During the last one week, the CBI has stepped up the investigation in the coal case. On Friday, the agency raided 13 places in four districts of West Bengal. A few months ago, the CBI raided 45 locations in a single day in Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and UP in this case. Anoop Manjhi alias Lala, the mastermind of coal theft, is still absconding. A lookout notice has also been issued against him.
Coal theft from mines in Cajor and Kunstoria
CBI FIR in November against Lala, Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) General Manager Amit Kumar Dhar and Jayesh Chandra Rai, ECL’s Security Incharge Tanmay Das, Regional Security Inspector Dhananjay Rai of Kunustoria and Security In-charge of Kajor area and SSI Debashish Mukherjee. Was registered There are allegations of illegal mining and theft of coal from the leased mines of ECL in Cajor and Kunustoria areas.
CBI took action on reliable information, it was like a full ‘game’
According to the CBI, he came to know about the scam through his trusted sources. Coal theft was carried out in ECL leased mines with the connivance of ECL, CISF and Railway officials. The coal thieves were so careless that the trucks used to cross the coal in full and it was not found for months.
CBI calls Abhishek’s wife to answer important questions
In the notice issued on Sunday, the CBI has asked Rujira to be available to answer some questions related to the case at his address on Harish Mukherjee Road. The CBI has also given a notice to Abhishek’s sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir at his home in South Kolkata and said that he should join the investigation on Monday where he will be questioned by the investigating team.
TMC-BJP’s verbal war on CBI notice
On the CBI action, TMC said that during the election people will respond to BJP. The party said, “All the BJP’s allies have abandoned it and now the CBI and ED are its only loyal allies.” The party said that she is not afraid and will continue her fight. The BJP alleged that the Trinamool Congress was trying to politicize the case. The party’s national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said, “If someone has done something wrong, the law will do its job.” Those who are guilty should be punished. Nobody should politicize the matter. ‘