Narada rip-off: The Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Friday granted interim bail to 2 arrested ministers of the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s cupboard, one legislator and one other former TMC chief in reference to the Narada bribery case. The bail was granted citing the current pandemic state of affairs within the state.
Saying the judgement, the five-member bench mentioned, “We grant them interim bail with sure circumstances and listen to the primary matter as it would take per week or so. Additionally the lockdown in West Bengal has been prolonged.”
In the meantime, the CBI has contended saying, if the accused get bail, they’ll affect the proceedings.
The 4 politicians accused within the case are two sitting ministers of Mamata Banerjee-led authorities — Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee — and TMC legislators — Madan Mitra and former MLA Sovan Chatterjee.
In response to the case, the sting operation was performed by one Narada Information in West Bengal, displaying round 12 then TMC ministers, leaders and an IPS officer had been allegedly caught accepting bribes. The stint operations tapes had been launched within the case to reveal the accused individuals earlier than the 2016 West Bengal Meeting elections.