CBI Raids On Coal Scam Case, Search Operation Going On In WB

CBI raids on coal scam case, search operation going on at 7 places including 3 residences of Minister Malay Ghatak: CBI Raid.

CBI is conducting raids on coal scam cases in the Asansol district of West Bengal. This raid of CBI is being done at the residence of Law Minister and TMC leader Moloy Ghatak in the Mamta government.

CBI raids are being conducted at seven places in the state including three houses in Asansol.

According to the news agency, the CBI reached the Asansol residence of Law Minister and TMC leader Malay Ghatak on Wednesday morning.

On the facts related to the coal scam, the officials associated with the investigating agency are engaged in investigating his residence.

During this, a large number of police forces are also deployed outside his residence.

Malay Ghatak refused to join CBI’s inquiry.

According to information received from the sources, Malay Ghatak was summoned for questioning several times by the CBI, but he refused to join the interrogation every time on the pretext.

After this, on Wednesday, the CBI is raiding their places.

Let us inform you that both the CBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) agencies are investigating the coal smuggling case in West Bengal.

Eastern Coalfields Limited operates several mines in the western parts of Bengal. It is alleged that during a racket illegally mined coal for many years was sold on the black market.

Abhishek Banerjee has also been questioned in this case.

At the same time, central agencies have also questioned Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee in this case.

The Enforcement Directorate had claimed that TMC MP Banerjee was the beneficiary of the money received from this illegal business.

Supreme Court bluntly about reducing punishment, said – the belief that the law is effective has an adverse effect.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the seriousness of the offense should be the main consideration in deciding appropriate punishment and if undue sympathy is shown by reducing the sentence.

It can adversely affect the faith of the people in the effectiveness of the law.

A bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice AS Oka was hearing an appeal against a decision of the Bombay High Court.

The one-year simple imprisonment awarded to three convicts in a 1992 case was extended by the top court by six months.

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