Jharkhand Cash scandal: Bengal CID allegations- Delhi-Guwahati police prevented investigation
Aug 04, 2022 | 12:53 PM
West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claimed that two of its parties in Delhi and Guwahati were stopped by the local police from investigating the cash seizure case from three MLAs of Jharkhand. A senior CID official alleged that the Delhi Police on Wednesday stopped and taken into custody by the Delhi Police on the property of a close associate of three MLAs of Jharkhand arrested. The CID has described this person as an accused in the case. Three MLAs of Congress of Jharkhand Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachhap and Naman Biksal Kongari were allegedly arrested by the West Bengal Police after the alleged seizure of Rs 49 lakh in cash.
Delhi Police, working under the central government, later said that he had seen some discrepancies in the implementation of the search warrant, although he later fully supported the CID team. The Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Manoj C.K. was quoted in a statement saying, "Legal opinion was taken, which revealed that the warrant was not eligible to serve. The same West Bengal Police was also told. An official of the state home department said that the West Bengal government has sent a team of three senior officers to Delhi to investigate the case. An official said that talks with officials are going on in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled northeastern state. Meanwhile, a senior official of the Guwahati police told PTI-language that he fully supported his counterparts of the neighboring state in the investigation. He said, the news of taking them into custody is completely wrong, but in the city they are traveling in our vehicle.