In the sting operation, which was claimed to have been carried out in 2014, some persons resembling senior TMC leaders are seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.
Sovan Chatterjee is one of the 12 Trinamool Congress leaders, who had been booked by the CBI for allegedly accepting money from a fictitious company, in a sting operation conducted by portal Narada News in 2014. The sting was released before the state elections in 2016. The ED is probing the money trail in the case.
According to highly placed CBI sources, Sultan had admitted to receiving Rs 7 Lakh from Narada news CEO Mathew Samuel, who had shot the sting video, for election expenses. But, he could not provide any evidence to prove his claim
Narada tapes, released before the 2016 Assembly elections, allegedly showed several Trinamool Congress MLAs and MPs accepting money in exchange for favours from Samuel, who posed as a businessman interested in making some investments in West Bengal.
In Narada sting operation case Supreme Court’s five-judge collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, on March 10 unanimously rejected the recommendation of the Modi government that the government should have the power to reject any name for appointment as a judge of the high court for reasons of “national security”.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the CBI investigation into Narada sting operation case will continue and has given the agency one month to conduct its preliminary inquiry, rejecting the state government’s plea that sought to prevent the CBI from probing the case. The decision was taken by a three-judge bench after the West […]