Saradha scam: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar says CBI targeting him conspiracy by Mukul Roy, Kailash Vijyawargiya
Kumar claimed that he has been targetted due to political vendetta and "this apprehension is corroborated by the contents of an audio clip that was reported widely by the press and electronic media
Over a dozen leaders from Odisha and West Bengal have switched to the saffron camp over the past few weeks giving a strong indication of the BJP’s ‘East India mission’.
The TMC leadership, however, said that Dutta has accepted his mistake of hosting a BJP leader at his residence at a time when the two parties are heading for a showdown in the polls in the state.
A division bench comprising justices Joymalya Bagchi and M Mandal, while granting protection to Roy from arrest till March 7, said it will hear the matter again on March 5.
Roy was among four people who were named responsible for the killing of Biswas in West Bengal's Nadia district.
The junior Banerjee alleged that other accused Sujit Mondal and Kartik Mondal are BJP workers and ruled out TMC infighting behind the murder.
The Krishnaganj MLA in Nadia district of West Bengal was shot at point-blank range during a Saraswati Puja programme on Saturday evening.
Biswas (41), who represented Krishnaganj constituency in the state assembly, was shot from point-blank range by unidentified assailants Saturday evening.
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The BJP leader also defended himself in connection with the scam, a ponzi scheme through which lakhs of investors were duped of their savings, saying the CBI had failed to find any dirt on him.
Roy said that the new recruits have given a major organisational boost to the party for the Maheshtala Assembly constituency of South 24 Parganas district.
The one time second-in-command of Trinamool, Roy's name figures in both the Saradha ponzi scam and Narada sting cases.
TMC founder member Mukul Roy's induction into the BJP evoked mixed reactions among the political parties in West Bengal.
The former TMC leader, known for his organisational skills, joined the BJP in the presence of Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.
BJP national general secretary Arun Singh today claimed that the Trinamool Congress was in "complete disarray" since Mukul Roy decided to quit.