50 crore cash and 5 kg gold recovered from Arpita’s house, ED also found treasure in toilet

21 crore cash, foreign currency and 2 crore gold bars recovered; A 40-page diary was also found, which will reveal the secret; So far more than 50 crore cash and jewelery have been recovered

Kolkata: About Rs 29 crore in cash and 5 kg of gold jewelery have been recovered from the second flat of Arpita Mukherjee, a close aide of West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee. ED officials probing the job scam of school teachers have given this information.

Investigating agency officials came out of Arpita Mukherjee’s house in Kolkata’s Belgharia area with 10 trunks of cash this morning after an 18-hour raid. The special thing is that this immense treasure was kept hidden in the toilet of the house.

According to sources, ED officials used three note counting machines to ascertain the exact amount of cash seized from Arpita Mukherjee’s second flat. Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee were arrested on July 23, a day after the first consignment was received at their home.

During raids last week, ED officials had recovered Rs 21 crore in cash, huge amount of foreign currency and gold bars worth Rs 2 crore from Arpita’s second flat in the city. They also found a diary containing about 40 pages of notes, which may give important clues in the investigation.

So far Rs 50 crore in cash has been recovered from both the houses of Arpita. Some important documents have also been seized, which are being investigated.

Money taken for college transfers and recognition: Arpita

Arpita Mukherjee has reportedly told investigators that the money was received for transfers and to help colleges get accreditation. used as.

That other woman is also his close friend. The probe agency also questioned TMC MLA Manik Bhattacharya, former chairman of the Bengal Board of Secondary Education, yesterday.

I don’t support corruption: Mamata

Facing the opposition’s outcry over the arrest of Partha Chatterjee, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last week said she does not support corruption and that the arrested minister should be punished if found guilty.

She said that if anyone is found guilty he should be punished, but I condemn any malicious campaign against me. The truth should come out, but within a time limit.

The raids were conducted as part of the ED probe into money laundering in jobs in schools in Bengal. Partha Chatterjee, a senior minister in Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet and her close aide, has been accused of playing a role in the alleged illegal appointment of teachers and staff in government schools while she was education minister.

Mithun Chakraborty’s special meeting with BJP MLAs in Kolkata

After the last assembly elections, Mithun Chakraborty has not given much time to the politics of Bengal. At least that is what political experts say. But a few days ago he again became active in Bengal politics.

According to sources in the saffron camp, after the organization’s return to the mainstream, Mithun Chakraborty will hold a special meeting with BJP MLAs at the BJP’s election office in Hastings at 12 noon today. Not only MLAs but other office bearers of the organization will also be present in the meeting. According to sources, the newly appointed Joint General Secretary (Organization) of the state Satish Danda will also be present in this meeting to strengthen the organization. Panchayat elections are ahead. Then Lok Sabha.

Curiosity is at its peak in the political corridors about the political meeting again with the BJP camp. The state BJP has already announced the program of the movement centered on Partha Chatterjee. Efforts are being made to finalize various political programs long before the Panchayat elections across the state regarding the issue of corruption of the ruling party. BJP has called for a rally in Kolkata tomorrow i.e. on Thursday on the issue of Partha Chatterjee. Mithun Chakraborty’s meeting with the BJP MLAs and leaders of the state on the previous day is considered to be very important politically.

Along with the central leadership, Bengal BJP also wants to bring Mithun Chakraborty into the arena of active politics in Bengal. Political analysts believe that the main target of the BJP is to gain political mileage by exploiting Bengali sentiments with Mithun. After joining BJP, Mithun Chakraborty came to Kolkata and reached BJP’s state office for the first time. He also participated in political discussions.