KOLKATA: Launching a scathing assault at West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over the arrest of state ministers and a senior occasion MLA by CBI on Monday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee stated the governor is a “bloodsucker and roaming around like a mad dog”.
“Governor has vindictively done this without consultation of the state government. Governor has become a bloodsucker. He is now trying to secure a ticket before the 2024 elections from the BJP. Because of this he is doing whatever he pleases against TMC. That Governor is whimsical, and a bloodsucker. He should not stay here for even a minute. He is roaming around here like a mad dog,” Kalyan Banerjee advised mediapersons.
He knowledgeable that the TMC is looking for courtroom’s intervention on this matter.
“We are moving to court. You know the Supreme Court made a judgment during the Covid-19 times that police cannot unnecessarily detain and arrest any person. Despite that, CBI and police have arrested our party members,” added Kalyan Banerjee.
TMC supporters on Monday pelted stones on safety forces exterior the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) workplace in Kolkata whereas protesting towards the arrest of its leaders. An enormous crowd of TMC supporters flocked exterior the CBI workplace after the arrest of ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, and MLA Madan Mitra by the company in reference to the Narada rip-off.
Following this, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar drew chief minister Mamata Banerjee‘s consideration in the direction of ‘whole lawlessness and anarchy’ over the difficulty.
He acknowledged that the police and administration are silent and hoped that the chief minister realised the repercussions of ‘lawlessness and failure of constitutional mechanism’.
The governor additional expressed the necessity to comprise the ‘explosive scenario that’s worsening minute by minute’. “@MamataOfficial Total lawlessness and anarchy. Police and administration in silence mode. Hope you realize the repercussions of such lawlessness and failure of the constitutional mechanism. Time to reflect and contain this explosive situation that is worsening minute by minute,” tweeted the governor.
The CBI on Monday arrested TMC ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, MLA Madan Mitra and former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee in reference to the Narada sting operation.
Soon after this, chief minister Mamata Banerjee arrived on the CBI workplace right here.
TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee, former Mayor Sovan Chatterjee’s spouse Ratna and MP Santanu Sen have been additionally seen within the CBI workplace.
CBI had registered an prompt case on April 16, 2017, on orders of Calcutta excessive courtroom, stated RC Joshi, Chief Information Officer.
As per the official assertion, Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee have been arrested as we speak by CBI and Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) Kolkata and are being produced within the Jurisdictional Court.
The case is expounded to a sting operation, generally often called Narada Sting Operation, wherein these public servants have been caught on digicam whereas receiving unlawful gratification from the Sting Operator.
“On completion of the investigation, Prosecution Sanction was sought against the concerned public servants. Prosecution Sanction has been received from the Governor of West Bengal on May 7, 2021, against the accused persons,” it stated.
Meanwhile, TMC chief Chandrima Bhattacharya filed FIR towards the CBI over the arrest of occasion leaders in reference to the Narada sting operation.
Bhattacharya in her criticism letter to the Commissioner of Kolkata stated, “In the circumstances, I on behalf of my party would request you to immediately take necessary action under the law and do the needful against the CBI officers who had arrested the leaders at the behest of Prime Minister, Union home minister and the governor of the State.”
She additionally requested the Commissioner of Kolkata to deal with this criticism as FIR.