WB SSC Scam: In the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted another big searches at the premises of Arpita Mukherjee.
After the ED team raided Arpita Mukherjee’s Belgharia residence in North 24-Parganas, cash worth about Rs 29 crore has been recovered from there, for which 10 trunks have been called for carrying.
Money has been filled in all the boxes. Over Rs 40 crore cash has been recovered from Arpita Mukherjee house so far.
29 crore cash and five kg gold recovered –
ED on Wednesday seized Rs 28 crore 90 lakh and about 5 kg of gold from Arpita Mukherjee new residence. The ED on Wednesday raided Parth Chatterjee’s aide Arpita Mukherjee’s second flat in Tollygunge and now in Belgharia, from where a mountain of Indian rupees was recovered. These notes were kept in plastic bags.
ED sources had told on Wednesday that Rs 20 crore has been calculated so far and more cash is expected to be recovered. Earlier, Rs 20 crore was recovered from her South Kolkata residence. The total cash recovered so far has gone up to Rs 40 crore.
ED raids Arpita Mukherjee’s property at Belgharia Town Club. According to the ED, her mother flat and three other premises in Belgharia Club town of North 24 Parganas have been covered in the action initiated today. The ED had also brought a cash counting machine at Mukherjee residence. ED has sealed one of Arpita Mukherjee two flats in Belghoria. A notice pasted there mentions a maintenance amount payable of Rs 11,819 against her name.
ED arrested Partha Chatterjee-Arpita Mukherjee
These arrests came after a raid by the central probe agency, in which it seized over Rs 20 crore in cash from the premises of her close aide Arpita Mukherjee and Arpita was also arrested. A total of over 20 mobile phones have also been recovered from Arpita Mukherjee premises, the purpose and use of which is being ascertained, the probe agency said.
Besides cash, several other incriminating documents, records, details of suspicious companies, electronic equipment, foreign currency and gold have also been recovered from various premises of persons linked to the scam.
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