WBSSC scam: Anubrata Mondal approaches Calcutta HC for bail

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KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress strongman and the celebration’s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal on Tuesday moved the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom looking for bail within the multi-crore cattle-smuggling rip-off.

The event comes at a time when Mondal is dealing with a two-way assault from each Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) in reference to the rip-off.

With successive objections by the CBI counsel, the particular court docket of the company at Asansol in West Burdwan district has been extending his judicial custody, together with the final one on November 25.

The ED is taking all steps to take Mondal to New Delhi to query him on the company’s headquarters there. It has already moved a plea for transit remand of Mondal at Rouse Avenue Courtroom in New Delhi, which Mondal’s counsel has challenged on the Delhi Excessive Courtroom. The listening to within the matter shall be held on the Delhi Excessive Courtroom on December 1.

Within the meantime, his counsel has moved a bail-plea on the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom as an interim measure. In truth, on November 25, all have been stunned when Mondal’s counsel Somnath Chattaraj didn’t transfer any bail plea on the particular court docket of CBI at Asansol.

Chattaraj advised mediapersons about the potential of transferring to a better court docket on this depend and therefore they didn’t transfer the bail plea.

Political observers really feel that getting bail at this juncture has grow to be extraordinarily essential not only for Mondal but additionally for his personal celebration within the backdrop of the three tier- panchayat polls within the state scheduled subsequent 12 months.

“In the absence of Anubrata Mondal, the organizational structure of the state’s ruling party has taken hit in Birbhum district, where the ruling party swept almost all the seats in three tiers of the panchayat system there in the last rural civic body polls in 2018, the entire credit for which went to Mondal. That is why Mondal has been retained as the party’s district president there,” identified a political observer.

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