Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal had summoned Abhishek, the MP from Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha seat, for Tuesday in the complaint alleging that he had filed false affidavit regarding his education qualification.
The Customs officials had filed a complaint against Naroola, who has, in turn, filed a counter complaint. Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek recently said that the charges filed against his wife are “false” and are intended to malign her image and the TMC.
The notice comes days after the Centre told the SC that the West Bengal police "intimidated" customs officials at the Kolkata international airport on March 16, after they held Naroola for carrying excess gold without a declaration.
The airport Customs had filed a complaint on Friday against the West Bengal Police for alleged intervention after Banerjee’s wife Rujira Naroola was held for allegedly carrying excess gold without declaration on the intervening night of March 15-16.
Abhishek Banerjee has been a part of the casting team for Pari, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai and Gabbar is Back. The Stree actor continues with his casting duties with upcoming films including - Patakhaa, Kalank and Student of the Year 2.
The legal notice demanding an apology from Amit Shah for allegedly making defamatory statements against Abhishek Banerjee, a Lok Sabha MP, was sent to the state BJP headquarter in the city, his lawyer Sanjay Basu said.