The CBI has speeded up the investigation once again in the Narada Scam Case of Bengal. The investigating agency raided several places in Bengal on Monday. After this, they started questioning the ministers of the TMC government including Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, MLA Madan Mitra, former Mayor Shovan Chatterjee and arrested everyone after questioning. After which, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached the CBI office and told the CBI that they will arrest me too. She questioned the CBI that Why they are only acting on TMC leaders and no action is being taken on Mukul Roy and Subhendu Adhikari of BJP.
Meanwhile, there have also been reports of attacks on CRPF jawans, CBI personnel and BJP workers in many places in Bengal. To which Governor Jagdeep Dhankar said that “it was learned through TV channels that Trinamool supporters pelted stones at the CBI office in Kolkata. Despite this, it is shameful to see Kolkata Police and Bengal Police as mute spectators. I want to tell them to work according to the law. Things are getting worse in Bengal every minute. The Mamta government should work according to the constitution and take all possible steps to maintain law and order.”
Recently, the CBI has sought permission from West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to prosecute the four in the Narada Sting case. All of them were ministers when the alleged sting tape was revealed. The CBI was allowed by the Governor shortly after the election.
Let us tell you that the CBI has arrested West Bengal ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Chatterjee, Sovan Chatterjee and Madan Mitra in the Narada Sting case. Against this, Mamata Banerjee also reached the CBI office and said that she should also be arrested. Significantly, the CBI investigation against Firhad Hakim was approved by West Bengal Governor Jagdish Dhankar.
This is actually the case of the year 2016. This sting operation was carried out by Matthew Samuel of the Narda News Portal. In 2017, the Calcutta High Court ordered the CBI to investigate these tapes. It featured ministers, MPs and MLAs of the ruling party of West Bengal allegedly taking ties with a company representative.