Attack On ED Officials In West Bengal: On January 5, ED had raided the premises of Trinamool Congress leader Shahjahan Sheikh in Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district. During this time the team was attacked.
Attack On ED Officials In West Bengal: The Union Home Ministry has sought a response from the state government regarding the recent attack on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials during a raid in North 24 Parganas of West Bengal. News agency PTI, quoting sources, said on Tuesday that the Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the West Bengal government regarding the January 5 incident.
There is a war of words between the ruling TMC and the opposition party BJP in the state regarding this incident. Some ministers of the state government have tried to show that the January 5 incident happened due to public anger.
West Bengal Agriculture Minister Shobhandeb Chattopadhyay on Tuesday claimed that such attacks will also happen in other parts of the country where investigative agencies conduct raids. He said at an event, “We saw an explosion of public anger at one place in the state… such incidents will happen at other places in India in the future.” On the minister’s statement, BJP MP Dilip Ghosh said that the people of West Bengal. To save the Trinamool Congress government, it should be immediately ousted from power.
Case of attack on ED officers
On January 5, the ED team had come to raid the residence of Trinamool Congress leader Shahjahan Sheikh in Sandeshkhali in connection with alleged irregularities in the state’s ration system, when hundreds of Sheikh’s supporters attacked him. Three ED officers were injured in this attack.
After the attack, ED had said that during our search, 800-1000 people attacked the ED team and CRPF personnel in a compound with the intention of killing them. These people were armed with weapons like sticks, stones and bricks.
Officials had also alleged that the violent mob had also snatched or looted personal and official belongings of ED officials such as their mobile phones, laptops, cash, wallets etc. and badly damaged some vehicles of the agency. Was.
FIR lodged on light charges – ED
In this case, ED accused the West Bengal Police of registering the FIR only under bailable sections and not providing it any information in the Bongaon attack case. The ED also claimed that the PDS scam it is investigating is ‘much bigger’ and that Rs 9,000-10,000 crore of crime proceeds were transferred on behalf of a suspect, of which Rs 2,000 crore was ‘directly transferred to Bangladesh’. There is suspicion of being transferred to Dubai through.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday (January 9), ED in-charge Director Rahul Naveen has reached Kolkata to review the investigation into the alleged public distribution and paddy procurement scam. Official sources have given this information. Naveen went to the agency’s office at the CGO complex in Salt Lake area just before noon for a meeting with officials. The director has been provided security of CRPF armed forces.
An official of the investigating agency said, “The ED chief will chair a meeting regarding the attack. Progress in connection with other investigations will also be discussed. Sources said the ED chief, who arrived here at midnight, is expected to meet senior officials of the agency’s regional office in Kolkata as well as the injured officers on Tuesday. He is also likely to meet Governor CV Anand Bose at Raj Bhavan.