A 12-member CBI team raided the NBU vice-chancellor's office in Siliguri, the largest town in the northern part of the state.
These are the first arrests made by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the school jobs scam.
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The party, however, didn’t directly portray Chatterjee as a victim of BJP’s conspiracy, an allegation that Mamata made recently.
ED teams, comprising 80 personnel, conducted simultaneous raids at 13 locations, including houses of state minister Paresh Adhikari in Cooch Behar.
The CBI has now roped in Enforcement Directorate to track the money trail in the West Bengal School Service Commission recruitment scam.
Chatterjee on Wednesday will be asked the same questions for which his answers did not match with those by the members of the advisory panel in connection with the scam.
The Right to Information (RTI) Act, which is often used by anti-corruption crusaders across the country, was used to commit irregularities in the appointments to schools in West Bengal.
The petitioners said the evidences are important as it convinced the high court to engage the CBI to conduct a probe giving liberty the central agency to interrogate the TMC heavyweight.
The school education department has instituted Samagra Siksha Mission state project director Subhra Chakrabarti to the top post in the commission.
The bench, chaired by Justice Subrata Talukdar, maintained that the single bench order require no intervention.
Terming 'irregularities' in recommending appointments of staff by SSC as a 'public scam', the court said that the single bench was not wrong in ordering a probe into the alleged money trail involved.