Narada Scam haunts TMC; Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee interrogated by CBI
Source :NewsBharati   Date :28-Aug-2017

Kolkata, August 28: West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee has been interrogated by CBI for Narada case. After being summoned by CBI thrice, he finally appeared before CBI in Nizam Palace on Monday. Enforcement Directorate also questioned this veteran TMC leader on 11th August for the investigation of Narada scam, one of the biggest scams during TMC rule in Bengal.

In case of ED summon also, the minister did not appear easily. CBI when summoned his first time he denied appearing as according to him, party activities were pre-scheduled. He could appear if a date after 21st July was scheduled.

Sarada and Narada financial scams hit TMC badly before 2016 Bidhansavha election. Many top level TMC leaders including Mayor of Kolkata Sovan Chatterjee were alleged of taking a bribe from a journalist. In the leaked footage it was clearly shown many TMC leaders are taking a bribe from Mathu Samuel.

Subrata Mukherjee, accompanied by his two lawyers, arrived about 1045 hours at Nizam Palace, the CBI headquarters in this region in the city, responding the CBI's summons. Right after ED investigation, he told reporters that he took Rs 3.5 lakh and not Rs 5 lakh as claimed by the Narada CEO.