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Pamela Goswami and her partner Prabir Kumar were arrested by the police on 19 February along with Kokin. He made serious allegations against Rakesh Singh. (File photo)
Police investigation is going on in the case of two BJP leaders caught in the drug case. Kolkata Police said on Saturday that several big bosses could also be involved in the case. The Narcotic section of the police is looking for associates of Rakesh Singh, a close leader of BJP in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya in Bengal.
Network spread across many states
An official said that we have names of some influential people, who might be involved in the case. All this can be in contact with both Rakesh Singh and BJP Youth Wing Leader Pamela Goswami. We are also looking for a person who is particularly active in smuggling. The police had found several evidences against this person from Rakesh’s house. He said that 20 people have been questioned in the case so far. Of these, 12 people from Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand, 11 from West Bengal have been repented.
Rakesh arrested on 23 February
Police arrested BJP leader Rakesh Singh on 23 January. The Kolkata Police had given notice to a leader close to BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya for questioning but he did not come. He was then arrested by the police from Bardhaman. After this, the court sent him on remand till March 1.
Pamela accused Rakesh
Pamela was produced in court on 20 February. During this, Goswami told the court that he had been implicated under the conspiracy. He had made serious allegations against Rakesh Singh, a leader close to BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, and demanded his arrest. He also demanded a CID inquiry into the matter.
Pamela was arrested on 19 February
Pamela and her partner Prabir Kumar were arrested by the police on 19 February along with Kokin. 100 grams of cocaine was found from Pamela’s bag. Its price in the market is said to be around five lakh rupees.