Kolkata: The CBI has issued summons to the wife of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee. On Sunday, the CBI team reached the house of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee and delivered the summons. His wife Rujira Banerjee is also being questioned in the coal scam.
The CBI has summoned Abhishek Banerjee’s wife after reaching the residence of the TMC leader. This summon is about the coal scam. The CBI is questioning his wife in this regard. It is noteworthy that the CBI has already clamped down on Abhishek Banerjee‘s close relatives in the case.
Know all about West Bengal’s coal scam
Illegally mined coal, worth thousands of crores of rupees, was sold in the black market for several years through a racket run from the western districts of West Bengal.
The BJP has been continuously attacking the Trinamool Congress over the coal scam. The BJP alleges that it has also benefited TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. Since Abhishek Banerjee is the chairman of the youth wing of TMC. Vinay Mishra is the general secretary in his party. Vinay Mishra has been accused of coal scam since the beginning. TMC had also filed a petition in the High Court to stay the CBI probe. This was rejected by the court.