Prior on Saturday, the ED had seized ₹21.9 crore cash from another flat. This time, the notes were found from a rack, sources said. Bank officials have been asked to speed to the spot with note counting machines.
The ED leds a Raid on some more flats of Arpita-
The Enforcement Directorate (ED),on Wednesday led raids on four spots, including a home owned by Arpita Mukherjee. A nearby helper of Bengal’s state Minister Partha Chatterjee, in Belgharia close to Kolkata and recused ₹15 crore in cash. Moreover gold jewellery and bars have been recovered from her home, reported by news media. The ED reportedly fixed the house, where a notification has been passed. Specifies a due maintenance amount of ₹11,819 against Arpita’s name.
Prior on Saturday, the ED had seized ₹21.9 crore in cash from one more house in Kolkata owned by Arpita. The central organization likewise arrested Arpita Mukherjee next day. This time, the money was found in one more flat claimed by her at Belgharia in the northern side of the city.
The ED raided Arpita’s property situated at Belgharia Town Club. As per the ED, the house of her mom at Belgharia Club town in North 24 Parganas. And three different premises has been covered in the activity started on Wednesday.
Cash counting machines were likewise brought by ED to the home of Arpita. ED detectives needed break open a door to get into two flats. These flats located in Belgharia’s Rathtala locality as the keys to open them couldn’t be spotted.
“We have tracked down a lot of cash from one of the flat in a housing complex. We have brought three note counting machines to know the specific amount,” he told news organization PTI when reached.
A few “crucial” records were likewise tracked down in the house during a raid. During questioning, Arpita Mukherjee informed the ED about her properties in and around Kolkata. Since Wednesday morning, the agency has been directing raids at all those properties which belongs to Arpita Mukherjee.
The ED officials had raided the house as part of their investigations
During the questioning of the minister and and Mukherjee, that’s what the authority said however she has been “cooperative throughout”, Chatterjee was not. The CBI, as directed by the Calcutta High Court, is looking into the alleged irregularities committed in the recruitment of Group-C and D staff as well as teachers in government-sponsored and –aided schools on recommendations of the West Bengal School Service Commission.
“Partha used my house and that of another woman as a mini-bank. That other woman is also his close friend,” Arpita Mukherjee reportedly told investigators.
Partha Chatterjee is the senior-most minister in Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet and her nearby assistant has been blamed for playing a part in allegedly unlawful arrangements of school teachers and staff in government-run schools when he was Education Minister.