Hours after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s discover, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee’s spouse Rujira responded to the summons within the alleged coal pilferage rip-off and requested the central company to ship its workforce to her residence in Kolkata for interrogation tomorrow (i.e, on Tuesday).
In her reply, Rujira stated that she is out there to reply queries tomorrow between 11 am and three pm. “Although I’m unaware of the explanation for me being known as for questioning or the subject material of the investigation, you might go to my residence as per your comfort between 11 am and three pm tomorrow, i.e. 23 February 2021,” she stated in her letter to CBI.
She has additionally requested the CBI workforce to tell her about their schedule.
On Sunday, a CBI officers workforce had visited the residence of Abhishek Banerjee, a nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to ship the summons however Rujira was not current.
The central company had requested her to affix the investigation within the coal rip-off case. CBI had additionally issued summons to TMC chief Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir in reference to the case.
The CBI is probing a multi-crore coal rip-off in Bengal whereby the company is investigating two kingpins — Anup Majhi alias Lala, and Binay Mishra. Each are absconding and have been named by the company as proclaimed offenders. The investigating company has issued a look-out discover in opposition to each of them.
At a public rally, BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari had claimed that Lala used to switch cash to Abhishek’s spouse Rujira Narula Banerjee’s checking account. He alleged that Lala transferred Rs 1.5 lakh Thai foreign money each day to Rujira’s checking account in Bangkok. In the meantime, the CBI is probing if Rujira had any enterprise relations with Lala.
Reacting to the CBI discover, Abhishek Banerjee stated he has full religion within the regulation of the land, and wouldn’t be “cowed down” by the “ploys”.
“At 2 pm at this time, the CBI served a discover within the identify of my spouse. We now have full religion within the regulation of the land. Nevertheless, in the event that they suppose they will use these ploys to intimidate us, they’re mistaken. We’re not those who would ever be cowed down,” tweeted TMC chief Abhishek Banerjee earlier on Sunday.