- CBI also went on Sunday, but Rujira was not at home
- Abhishek Banerjee is the nephew of Mamta Banerjee
- Case related to coal theft
Responding to CBI summons on Monday, Rujira Banerjee, wife of Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, said that the central agency should send one of its teams to her house on Tuesday for questioning in the alleged coal theft scam. Today he will be questioned in this matter. The CBI on Sunday sent summons to Rujira to join the investigation.
A CBI team had reached the residence of Maneka Gambhir, the sister of Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee’s wife, in Kolkata on Monday for questioning. Abhishek is the nephew of Mamta Banerjee, president and chief of TMC’s youth unit. On Sunday, a team of Central Bureau of Investigation went to Kolkata home to give notice to Rujira to get involved in the investigation of the alleged coal theft case. Rujira was not present at home.
On Monday, while answering the summons, Rujira asked the CBI to come to his residence on Tuesday between 11 am and 3 pm. In a letter to the CBI, he said, “Although I am ignorant of the reason why I am being called for questioning or what is the subject of the investigation, you may, at your convenience, on 23 February 2021 from 11 am to 3 pm You can come to my residence between the hours. “He said,” When will you come, please inform me of this. “
On the other hand, two women officers of CBI reached Rujira’s sister Maneka Gambhir’s Kolkata residence on Monday for questioning and questioned her for about three hours. He said that the officials of the Anti-Corruption Branch of the CBI got information about his financial transactions. The agency is questioning the relatives of the Trinamool Congress leader ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal. Assembly elections will be held in the state in April-May.
In November last, the Central Investigation Agency alleged Manjhi alias Lala, the alleged mastermind of the theft racket, General Manager of Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL) – Amit Kumar Dhar (erstwhile Kunustoria region and now Pandeshwar region) and Jayesh Chandra Rai (Cajor area), chief of security of ECL An FIR was lodged against Tanmay Das, Area Security Inspector, Kunustoria, Dhananjay Rai and SSI and Debashish Mukherjee, security in-charge of Kajor region. It is alleged that Manjhi alias Lala is involved in illegal mining and theft of coal from ECL leased mines in Kunustoria and Kajor areas.
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