KOLKATA: ED raids 6 places in ration scam, searches house of businessman Vishwajit Das – India TV Hindi

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Kolkata: ED raids 6 places in case of corruption in ration distribution. Meanwhile, the house of Vishwajit Das in Salt Lake was also searched. According to ED sources, Vishwajit Das is a resident of Bangaon. When Shankar Adhya and his family were interrogated, his name came up. After that today ED searched the house of Vishwajit Das.

The raids followed reports of involvement in the scam

ED officials on Tuesday morning began raids at several locations in Kolkata in connection with the investigation into the multi-crore ration scam in West Bengal. ED teams along with central forces conducted raids at Salt Lake, Kikhli, Mirza Ghalib Street, Howrah and some other places, a senior official said. He said that the people who are being interrogated include businessmen and close people of the accused who were arrested earlier in this scam. An ED official said, “These raids are related to the ration distribution scam. After questioning the people already arrested in this case, we got information about their involvement.

Money was sent to different accounts abroad in the ration scam.

He said that the house of three people, including a forex trader, was being searched in North 24 Parganas district. He said that in this scam money was sent to different accounts abroad. The businessman hails from Bangaon and has good relations with arrested TMC leader Shankar Adhia. Adhia is the former chairman of Bangaon Municipality and the Central Investigation Agency had earlier claimed that he had at least 90 registered in his family’s names. was involved in foreign investment. Members. Own currency trading companies.

The office of the businessman in Sector 5 of Salt Lake and his two flats on EM Bypass are being searched, the official said. The ED has arrested state forest minister Jyoti Priya Malik for her involvement in the scam. Malik was the first food minister. Officials of the investigative agency are also searching to trace Trinamool Congress leader Shahjahan Sheikh in connection with the scam. Sheikh is still absconding. (input language)

(Reporting by Sujit Das)

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