In Narada plea, CBI cites terror created by Mamata Banerjee’s presence

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.

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Narada sting: Here are the TMC leaders under CBI scanner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday maintained that the Narada sting operation would be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Following the order of the Calcutta high court which ordered the CBI probe, the West Bengal government, which is in the eye of the storm following this sting, moved the Supreme Court.

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Stung by Narada: CBI probe will see many skeletons tumbling out of TMC’s closet

The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal was quick to move the Supreme Court challenging an order that directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the Narada sting operation.

The sting had blown the lid off several TMC leaders who were seen taking bribes to show favours for a fictitious company.

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Narada: Kolkata police behaved like puppets of the state, HC observed

In a major development, the Calcutta high court on Friday said that the Narada sting operation will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

“They behaved like puppets of the state,” the court observed while coming down heavily on the Kolkata police who were probing the case.

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