- Parth and Arpita in the grip of teacher recruitment scam
- Inquiry continues regarding property and crores of rupees cash
- Why APA Farmhouse Proved Important in Investigation
SSC Scam: Former minister Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee, who are in the custody of the ED in the teacher recruitment scam, are constantly being questioned about their properties and crores of rupees in cash. Where did the ED come to know about Arpita Mukherjee’s property from which crores of rupees of cash and jewelery have been recovered. Knowing this is also important. Actually, there is a farm house named APA of Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee in Santiniketan, Bolpur, Birbhum in West Bengal. This farm house is named after both of them.
ED got a big lead from here
In fact, Partha Chatterjee had bought a farm house in the year 2012 in Shantiniketan of Bolpur area of Birbhum district of West Bengal, at that time the price of this form house was 20 lakhs, which in the year 2020, Parth named Arpita. This farm house was named after APA i.e. Arpita and Parth. The distance from North Kolkata here is about 160 kilometers, here most of the big people have built farm houses, where parties are often held. The ED got information that there are many important documents on this form house of Arpita, in which list of properties, documents used in the scam and many more names can be found.
…and then the ED raided the APA form house
As soon as the ED got the input that there could be so much evidence related to the scam on this farm house, the ED team raided this farm house of APA and recovered many important documents from here. After that Arpita’s properties were traced from where cash and jewelery worth 50 crores was recovered. The ED got information that Arpita and Partha Chatterjee used to come early in the morning with their convoy of expensive vehicles in this farm house and leave late at night.
Why this farmhouse proved to be important in the investigation
At present, a female caretaker named Jharna Das lives in this farm house but she did not appear in front of the camera, there is silence here after the raids of ED. It is said that Arpita and Parth’s guests used to come here and Arpita and Parth used to come here in 6 months or a year. This farm house also becomes important because after the investigation, the evidence of black money of both of them was found by the ED by raiding the same farmhouse, after which the ED got clues about the recovery of such huge cash and properties.
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