Kolkata: West Bengal BJP Mahila Morcha Ledaer Locket Chatterjee replaces Morcha president Rupa Ganguly on Monday. State BJP issued notice on this matter on Monday. Locket Chatterjee is now enjoying all the limelight for her aggressive political style while CID summoned Rupa over Jalpaiguri child trafficking case.
Eariler, The Criminal Investigation Department of the West Bengal police on Thursday issued summons to two senior BJP leaders, national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and MP Roopa Ganguly, in connection with the child smuggling racket that came to light in north Bengal a few months ago.
Notices have been served on both the leaders under Section 160 of the Cr.PC under which a police officer has the power to require attendance of a witness. Both the leaders have been summoned before the Jalpaiguri Kotwali police station on July 27 and July 29.
A case was lodged on February 19 and charges pressed under different sections of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Juvenile Justice (Care and protection of Children) Act, 2015. In March, Juhi Chowdhury, a BJP leader associated with the women’s wing of the party, was arrested in connection with the child trafficking case. State BJP president Dilip Ghosh refuted the allegations against the senior BJP leaders.