CID Arrests Retired Cop Bharati Ghosh’s Bodyguard From Delhi


Kolkata: A team of Kolkata Criminal Investigation Department flew down to Delhi and arrested Sujit Mondal, an absconder in connection with the ongoing probe of cheating and extortion case against former Cop Bharati Ghosh. Mondal was arrested Saturday at around 10:35 am from Hamilton Hotel of Panchsheel Park in New Delhi.

“He has been arrested from Delhi today in connection with Daspur case”, confirmed IG Ashok Kumar Prasad (CID). As per CID officials, he has been arrested under Section 384-385 (Extortion), 389 (Putting person in fear of accusation of offence in order to commit extortion), 119 (Public servant committing offence), 467 (Forgery of valuable security), 486 (selling goods marked with counterfeit property mark), 471 (using as genuine a forged document) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code and under Prevention of Corruption act. Mondal is a resident of Sonapur area and had been on the run since the case was registered.

In the month of July, Mondal was successful in evading arrest in Mumbai where a team of officials were placed to catch him. Sujit Mondal had arrived at a Mumbai police station accompanied by another person to lodge a complaint against Chandan Majhi, complainant of the Daspur case.