Kolkata: Coal smuggling case, A group of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) showed up at the home of senior TMC pioneer and MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday. As indicated by the subtleties, the CBI group offered a request to Banerjee regarding the coal sneaking case. On Friday, the CBI had directed quests at 13 areas in four locales of survey bound West Bengal regarding the coal pilferage trick, authorities said.
They said the pursuits are going on in Purulia, Bankura, Pashchim Bardhaman, and Kolkata.
Coal smuggling case, The inquiries remembered premises of Amiya Steel Pvt Ltd for Kolkata and Bankura and that of Joydeb Mandal, the supposed appointee of the associated boss with the racket Anup Manjhi.
The CBI had enlisted an FIR in November a year ago against Manjhi nom de plume Lala, Eastern Coalfield Ltd General Managers Amit Kumar Dhar (of then Kunustoria territory now Pandaveswar zone) and Jayesh Chandra Rai (Kajor region) other than ECL Chief of Security Tanmay Das, Area Security Inspector, Kunustoria Dhananjay Rai and SSI and security in-control Kajor zone Debashish Mukherjee.
It is affirmed that Manjhi is associated with unlawful mining and burglary of coal from leasehold mines of ECL in Kunustoria and Kajora zones, they said.
The CBI followed up on data from “solid sources” that showed unlawful removal and burglary of coal in the leasehold territory of ECL in “conspiracy” with authorities of ECL, CISF and Railways.