Rose Valley scam: TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay to be produced in court

Bandyopadhyay‘s arrest has unleashed intense clash between the BJP and TMC workers in various parts of West Bengal.

Published: 04th January 2017 10:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th January 2017 03:29 PM   |  A+A-

TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay. | PTI

By ANI

BHUBANESWAR: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will on Wednesday produce Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay in the Bhubaneshwar Court who was arrested yesterday in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

The TMC MP was yesterday sent to the CBI custody.

The Lok Sabha lawmaker was arrested yesterday in Kolkata after he was summoned by the agency for questioning.

Before being taken for the interrogation, Bandyopadhyay, took a veiled attack at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stating that he was arrested because of his opposition to the demonetisation drive.

“This (arrest) is the result of my role in Lok Sabha,” he said.

Bandyopadhyay‘s arrest has unleashed intense clash between the BJP and TMC workers in various parts of West Bengal.

Stones were pelted at the BJP headquarters in Kolkata last evening, leaving several of its workers injured.

BJP leader Krishna Bhattacharya’s house was allegedly attacked last night by TMC workers protesting against the arrest of Bandyopadhyay.

The police have registered a case in this regard.

Furious at the arrest, TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged that it was a ploy by the BJP-led Centre, facing opposition post demonetisation.

Expressing her ire over Bandyopadhyay's arrest, Mamata said that she would fight the battle legally and seek justice from the court.

The Congress Party yesterday termed the arrest of Bandyopadhyay as a ‘political vendetta’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government against his political opponents.



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