Bengal SSC Scam: ED raids Minister Partha Chatterjee’s home; seizes Rs 20 crore Cash

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials raided the residences of Bengal Ministers Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Adhikari and also several others on Friday as part of the investigation right into the West Bengal Institution Solution Compensation and also West Bengal Key Education Board employment fraud.

” The individuals being browsed consist of Partha Chatterjee, the current Minister of Commerce and also Market, Parliamentary Matters, Electronic Devices and also IT, Government of West Bengal as well as the Ex-Minister-in-charge of Education And Learning; Paresh C. Adhikary, MOS for Education And Learning in Federal Government of West Bengal; Manik Bhattacharya, MLA, and also Ex-President of the West Bengal Board of Key Education; Ms. Arpita Mukherjee, a close partner of Partha Chatterjee; PK Bandopadhyay, OSD to the after that MIC of Education, Sukanta Acharjee, PS to the then MIC of Education And Learning; Chandan Mondal alias Ranjan, Agent in offering work of instructors; Kalyanmay Bhattacharya, son-in-law of Partha Bhattacharya; Krishna C. Adhikary, family member of Kalyanmay Bhattacharya; Dr. SP Sinha, consultant of the West Bengal Central School Solution Payment – Convenor of the 5-member committee; Kalyanmoy Ganguly, Ex-President of the West Bengal Board of Second Education; Saumitra Sarkar, Ex-President of the West Bengal Central School Solution Payment; and Alok Kumar Sarkar, Replacement Director, Institution Education And Learning Department,” stated the ED.

ED has recovered crores from Arpita Mukherjee’s house . Arpita is a ‘close friend’ of Minister

During the program of searches, the ED has actually recouped substantial cash money amounting to about Rs 20 crore from the property properties of Arpita Mukherjee, that is a close associate of Partha Chatterjee.

The claimed quantity is suspected to be proceeds of criminal offense of said SSC fraud. The search group is taking the assistance of financial institution officials for the checking of cash money via cash counting makers. A total of greater than 20 smart phones have actually additionally been recuperated from the facilities of Arpita Mukherjee, the function and use of which is being ascertained, said the probe company.

Besides money, a number of other incriminating records, documents, information of suspicious companies, digital gadgets, international currency as well as gold has actually also been recovered from the different properties of the persons connected to the fraud.

Arpita with Minister

It is significant to keep in mind that the High Court of Calcutta in a slew of writ applications had actually lately guided the CBI to carry out examinations into the employment rip-off of Team ‘C’ & ‘D’ team, Assistant Educators of classes IX-XII and also main teachers. In these cases, involving the illegal visit of non-teaching staff (Team C & D), showing staff [Aide instructors (Class IX-XII) as well as instructors in Primary school, ED is checking out cases under the Avoidance of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA)]

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