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Partha Chatterjee, his aide Arpita Mukherjee stored in separate cells amid safety considerations

Partha Chatterjee, his aide Arpita Mukherjee stored in separate cells amid safety considerations

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Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee are held beneath judicial custody in several jails with excessive safety, even because the Enforcement Directorate claimed to have seized extra paperwork associated to a money-laundering probe in opposition to them.

The company has traced a hyperlink between an organization, Ananta Texfab Pvt Ltd which has Mukherjee’s Belghoria house as its registered handle, and the previous minister’s members of the family, in response to the observations made by a particular court docket that rejected their bail purposes on Friday. The company had seized about Rs 27.90 crore from the identical house final month.

Greater than 50 financial institution accounts are beneath the company’s scanner, and it’s in search of account statements which can be despatched for forensic audit, ED sources mentioned.

Mukherjee, on a 14-day judicial custody, has been stored in a separate cell within the ladies’s correctional house in Kolkata’s Alipur and Chatterjee in a cell within the high-profile part of the Presidency Correctional Home, additionally in the identical locality.

She is stored individually in a cell on the particular court docket’s course, following apprehensions raised by ED’s lead advocate and Mukherjee’s lawyer about her security.

Chatterjee, who was additionally despatched to judicial custody for 14 days on Friday, is now staying within the “most secure” cell within the excessive profile part of the Presidency Correctional Dwelling.

Different inmates within the jail embody American Centre assault mastermind Aftab Ansari, Sarada chit fund proprietor Sudipta Sen and Trinamool chief and former Maoist Chhatradhar Mahato.

In line with jail sources, Chatterjee repented selecting politics over company profession. After coming into the Presidency Correctional Dwelling on Friday night, the previous minister Chatterjee mentioned “today would not have come if he did not depart his company job and entered into the politics”, mentioned certainly one of them.

He’s retaining silent in his cell and avoiding speaking to others within the cell, the sources mentioned.

Sarada chief Sudipta Sen’s shut aide, Debjani Mukhopadhyay, was earlier lodged within the cell the place Mukherjee is at the moment housed.

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