A fourth home of Arpita Mukherjee, an actor linked to sacked minister Partha Chatterjee, was raided by the Enforcement Directorate a day after Rs 30 crore money was discovered at one in every of her different residences in Kolkata.
Thus far, searches at Arpita Mukherjee’s varied houses in Kolkata have yielded a report haul of Rs 50 crore in money, the best ever for the Enforcement Directorate.
Partha Chatterjee, as soon as near Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee however now a colossal embarrassment for her, was sacked as a minister and faraway from all posts within the Trinamool Congress as proof of corruption stacked up towards him. The previous state Schooling Minister is accused of taking bribes for the recruitment of academics and workers in state-run faculties.
Officers arrived for recent searches at an house at Kolkata’s Chinar Park together with central forces this night and have been seen making an attempt to interrupt open the locks to start their search.
This was hours after their final raid at an house belonging to Arpita Mukherjee, wherein they discovered about Rs 29 crore in money and 5 kilograms of gold jewelry.
Enforcement Directorate officers left Arpita Mukherjee’s dwelling within the Belgharia space of Kolkata early this morning with 10 trunks of money after ending an 18-hour raid. Sources say the officers used three note-counting machines so as to add the money.
Arpita Mukherjee, 30, is a mannequin, actor and instagrammer related to Partha Chatterjee since 2018.
Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee have been arrested on July 23, a day after the probe company discovered Rs 21 crore in money, international alternate and gold bars price Rs 2 crore from the actor’s dwelling.
In keeping with sources, she instructed investigators that Mr Chatterjee used her dwelling as a “mini-bank” and stashed money repeatedly in a room that solely he used.
Officers stated they’ve discovered a diary with round 40 pages of notes that would present essential leads within the investigation.