SSC Scam Partha chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee sent to 14 days judicial custody Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee sent to 14 days judicial custody, told that their lives are in danger

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Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee sent to 14 days judicial custody

Highlights

  • Parth and Arpita in judicial custody till August 18
  • ED got crores of rupees and jewelery in the raid
  • Parth was arrested on July 23 in teacher recruitment scam

SSC Scam: A Kolkata court has sent Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee to judicial custody till August 18 in the teacher recruitment scam. The ED had recovered jewels and other valuables besides crores of rupees in cash from Arpita Mukherjee’s residence. Parth and Arpita are battling charges under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Chatterjee was arrested on 23 July. Now a Kolkata court has sent Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee to judicial custody for 14 days.

Demand for Division-1 prisoner category for Arpita Mukherjee

At the same time, during the hearing in the court, Arpita Mukherjee’s lawyer said that there is a threat to her life. We want Division-1 prisoner category for Arpita. The lawyer said that Arpita’s food and water should first be tested and then given to her. ED’s counsel in the court also supported this and said that there is a threat to their security as more than 4 prisoners cannot be kept together.

‘Treasury’ was found from Arpita Mukherjee’s whereabouts
Let us tell that a few days ago, crores of rupees in cash, gold and property documents were found from the apartment of Arpita Mukherjee, an aide of suspended Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee. During the last hearing, the Additional Solicitor General had said that Rs 49.80 crore in cash was recovered from two flats of Mukherjee. They claimed that Chatterjee and Mukherjee were found involved in money laundering as they were involved in a criminal conspiracy to illegally recruit assistant teachers to the posts of assistant teachers in government and aided schools. The alleged irregularities in the recruitment drive of the School Service Commission took place when Chatterjee was the state education minister.

ED raids two more flats of Arpita Mukherjee
Enforcement Directorate officials probing the multi-crore teacher recruitment scam on Tuesday raided two more flats and a shop of Arpita Mukherjee, a close aide of suspended Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee. Sources in the agency said that ED officials raided two flats in South Kolkata. One of these flats is on Panditiya Road and the other is in Madurdaha. Apart from this, a nail art shop located in the northern part of the city was also raided.

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