Kolkata: In a major breaking while the Lok Sabha polls are underway, 1 crore rupees was recovered from Asansol and Dilip Ghosh’s personal assistant Gautam Chatterjee was arrested on Monday morning.
Chatterjee was arrested from Asansol station along with the money. Another arrested Lakshmikant Shaw said that the money belongs to the party and they were carrying it for the purpose of election. Both Gautam Chatterjee and Lakshmikant Shaw were arrested. The GRP Jawans arrested them from the Asansol station. They were produced in the court on Monday. The police claimed that after interrogating, they have found that there is relation between the money and the BJP.
The GRP Jawans found two people moving in the Asansol station in a suspicious way. They were carrying a huge bag. The GRP started following them. After interrogating them, their bag was seized. One crore rupees was found in the bag. The jawans came to know that they were going to Kolkata.
Gautam’s house is in North 24 Pargana and Lakshmikant’s house is in South Delhi. The GRP wants to take them in their custody.
Few days earlier, money was seized from BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh. The TMC party has always said that BJP has been bringing in money from outside to buy votes.