Trinamool’s Abhishek Banerjee, Spouse Summoned In Cash Laundering Case
Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee and his spouse Rujira Banerjee have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged cash laundering case involving coal smuggling. Whereas the MP from Diamond Harbour has been requested to seem earlier than the company in New Delhi on September 6, his spouse has been requested to seem earlier than them on September 1.
Sanjay Basu, the lawyer for the Banerjees, has been advised to seem earlier than the company on September 3.
Two senior IPS officers of West Bengal police – Shyam Singh and Gyanwant Singh – have additionally been summoned by the ED in the identical case on September 8 and 9, respectively.
Abhishek Banerjee, who’s Trinamool’s basic secretary, can also be West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew.
Being attentive to the CBI’s FIR, the ED had initiated cash laundering probe into alleged theft within the authorities coalfields, carried out in connivance with public servants, in West Bengal.
The CBI had questioned Rujira Banerjee within the case on the February 23, days forward of the meeting polls, in Kolkata. Her Sister and household have additionally been questioned within the case.