The CBI said that the cattle were smuggled from India to Bangladesh after paying illegal gratification to BSF personnel manning the international border.
New Delhi, Aug 11: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today arrested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s close aide Anubrata Mondal in connection with a 2020 cattle smuggling case. Mondal is the TMC’s Birbhum district president.
Mondal had earlier been questioned by the CBI twice as part of its investigation into the cattle smuggling case.
The cattle smuggling scam is a huge one. It is alleged that the cattle shown as seized at the Indo-Bangladesh border were undervalued and auctioned with the help of some Customs officers so that cow traders could buy them back at a very low cost. Following this they would legally sell it again to their counterparts in Bangladesh.
New Delhi, June 25: The Central Bureau of Investigation has named former Kerala Police chief Sibi Mathew and former Intelligence Bureau Deputy Director, R B Sreekumar in its FIR in connection with the ISRO espionage case in which scientist Nambi Narayanan was wrongly arrested.
The CBI FIR comes two months after the Supreme Court ordered the agency to investigate the ISRO espionage case. The FIR also names 16 other police personnel over the alleged conspiracy to frame Narayanan.
New Delhi, June 01: A multi agency team of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate will be present at a court hearing in Dominica as they make efforts to bring back fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi.
The team reached the island on May 28 and would be present at the court hearing scheduled to take place tomorrow. Two each from the CBI and ED are in the island.
New Delhi, May 19: In its plea before the Calcutta High Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation has made West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee and law minister, Moloy Ghatak a party in the Narada Bribery Case.
The CBI said it could not seek the custody of the four accused on Monday as a result of the terror related by and at the behest the arrested accused persons by the presence of the Chief Minister and others. After the arrests, a huge crowd of Trinamool workers had gathered outside the CBI’s office in Kolkata.
New Delhi, Apr 24: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed an FIR against former Maharashtra home minister, Anil Deshmukh against whom corruption charges have been made. The CBI also carried out searches in connection with the case, sources tell oneIndia.
Earlier this month, the CBI questioned Deshmukh in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh.
New Delhi, Apr 15: Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh.
The questioning lasted for 11 hours, during which Deshmukh was asked 75 questions. He was questioned at the DRDO guest house by Abhishek Dular and Kiran S, both superintendent of police rank officers of the CBI.
New Delhi, Apr 13: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will record the statement of former Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh.
On Sunday the CBI questioned two of Deshmukh’s personal assistants for over 4 hours. The questioning took place based on the statements given by Singh and suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze against Sanjeev Palande and Kundan Shinde. Singh and Waze said that the two were privy to the demands made by Deshmukh.
Mumbai, Mar 25: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI probe against Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh.
In his petition, he has challenged his transfer as Mumbai Police commissioner also. He moved the Bombay HC after the Supreme Court directed him to do so. Singh had sought an “impartial and fair” CBI probe into alleged corrupt malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.