- Raids at 13 different places in Birbhum district
- Raids at the residences of local TMC leaders
CBI Raid On TMC Leaders: The CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at 13 different places in West Bengal’s Birbhum district in connection with the probe into the alleged cattle smuggling scam case. Police said CBI teams raided the residences of local Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, including Mohammad Najeebuddin alias Tulu Mandal, Abdul Karim Khan and Ziaula Haque Sheikh alias Mukto, located in Illambazar and Nanur areas. The officials of the central agency also raided the residence of Tulu Mandal, an associate of TMC’s Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal and stone trader, he said.
One of the officials said, “Karim Khan has been absconding for a long time and his mobile number is also unreachable.” Mandal had appeared before the CBI twice earlier. His personal bodyguard has also been arrested as part of the investigation. CBI said in a statement, Rs 17 lakh in cash, 10 mobile phones including electrical equipment, pen drives, hard disks besides several incriminating documents and locker keys have been recovered during the raids, the CBI said in a statement.
Tudu Mandal has appeared before CBI twice
One of the officials said, “Karim Khan has been absconding for a long time and his mobile number is also out of reach.” Tudu Mandal had appeared before the CBI twice earlier. His personal bodyguard has also been arrested as part of the investigation.
Last year CBI arrested Satish Kumar from BSF
Let us inform that last year the charge sheet was filed by the CBI in the cattle smuggling scam of West Bengal. The name of the BSF officer was also included in the chargesheet filed by the CBI. Among them were the names of a total of 7 people, whose names are Inamul Haque, Anarul Sheikh, Ghulam Mustafa, Tania Kumar, Rasia Bibi, Badal Krishna Sanyal. In this case, CBI had arrested Satish Kumar from BSF. Significantly, a case was registered regarding this case in which the smugglers with the help of BSF officers were accused of illegally smuggling cattle between Bengal and Bangladesh.
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