Kolkata: CID raided Bharati Ghosh’s husband flat and seized huge amount of cash worth Rs 2 Cr on Wednesday . After this CID seized total amount of Rs 5 Cr in Bharati Ghosh case.
CID DIG Nisad Parvez asserted that CID raided Bharati’s husband MAV Raju’s Bashdroni flat and seized rs 2 cr. Raju said in an investigation that they did not use this flat. Bharati’s assistant Sujit Mondal used this flat. Sujit Mondal also absconded after CID starting raid in Daspur PC case.
Earlier, The Bengal CID claimed that it had on Tuesday seized gold ornaments of 100 bhoris or 1.1 kg from two bank lockers of former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh whose name is linked to an alleged gold racket in West Midnapore.
The twin lockers UCO Bank’s Southern Avenue branch here were opened in presence of Ghosh’s husband M.A.V Raju. He has been named as a joint-custodian of the lockers.
Ghosh claimed in a purported voice clip on Monday that she had inherited all gold ornaments from her family and declared the same before the government when she joined the police service in 1994.
However, sources in the police directorate said the amount of gold she had declared at the beginning of her career was around 25 bhoris less than what was found in the lockers.
Sources in the CID said the impounded gold was in the form of ornaments, some of which are hallmarked. Hallmarking of precious metals like gold and silver is done to certify their purity.