ED said, the threat to Arpita's life

Court said - food should be tasted in jail, the guard will be stationed outside the cell for 24 hours

Aug 5, 2022 - 23:56
ED said, the threat to Arpita's life

Former minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee, arrested in connection with the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam, have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. During the hearing in PMLA court on Friday, ED said that Arpita Mukherjee's life is in danger. In such a situation, it is necessary to taste the food given to them first. After this, the court directed the jail administration to taste the food before giving food to Arpita. Along with this, Arpita Mukherjee has been asked not to keep more than four fellow prisoners in the jail cell. At the same time, there will be a 24-hour guard presence around the jail cell.
The ED said that Partha Chatterjee has not received any inputs like threats to his life. Please tell that after the remand of the agency, now he has been sent to jail for 14 days. The next hearing, in this case, is now to be held on August 18.
The ED had sought 14 days of judicial custody of Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee. The ED said in the court that the agency has to interrogate both the accused for several things found in their house, earlier during the investigation of the case, the ED had seized Rs 8 crore from the bank accounts of Arpita Mukherjee's companies.
According to sources, during interrogation, Arpita has also revealed the names of some people who used to bring money to her Belghoria flat. The ED team scrutinized the CCTV footage of Arpita's flat to know whether Arpita is telling the truth or not.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer