“Do not Impede”, Very best Court docket To Bengal On Trinamool Chief Abhishek Banerjee’s Wondering

'Don't Obstruct': Supreme Court To Bengal On Trinamool Leader's Questioning

Coal robbery case: Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee faces cash laundering fees

New Delhi:

The Very best Court docket has allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee in an alleged coal robbery case in West Bengal.

The Very best Court docket advised the Bengal govt to cooperate with the central probe company and supply coverage to its officers when they’re within the state to query Mr Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Leader Minister Mamata Banerjee.

The probe company should inform Abhishek Banerjee no less than 24 hours earlier than they intend to query him in state capital Kolkata, in line with the Very best Court docket.

The Enforcement Directorate has been allowed to come back to the Very best Court docket if the investigators bumped into any “obstruction” related to the Bengal govt. The Very best Court docket bench of Justice UU Lalit stated it may not “tolerate any roughly obstruction and interference by way of the state equipment.”

Mr Banerjee had requested for wondering in his house state and now not in Delhi, the place the probe company has its headquarters. Mr Banerjee’s birthday celebration colleagues and the Leader Minister have regularly accused the BJP-led centre of the use of probe companies to bother Trinamool leaders.

A bailable warrant issued by way of a Delhi court docket towards Mr Banerjee’s spouse, Rujira Banerjee, on a grievance by way of the probe company for now not answering summons, has additionally been stayed by way of the Very best Court docket. Rujira Banerjee is without doubt one of the accused within the cash laundering case related to the Bengal coal rip-off.

For lengthy, the BJP has accused Abhishek Banerjee, the MP from Diamond Harbour, of involvement within the coal rip-off. The birthday celebration has dubbed him the “coal thief”.

The Enforcement Directorate is pursuing the case towards the Banerjee couple underneath India’s anti-money laundering legislation in keeping with a First Data Record, or FIR, filed in November 2020 by way of the Central Bureau of Investigation, which alleged a multi-crore coal pilferage related to mines of Japanese Coalfields Ltd in Bengal’s Kunustoria and Kajora, close to Asansol district.

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