Kolkata: Mayor Sovan Chatterjee appears before CBI on Thursday in connection with Narada sting operation case in Kolkata. Earlier, CBI sent a letter to Chatterjee and asked him to appear for examination.
After ED, CID on Tuesday has sent summons to the Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee, asking him to appear on Wednesday at Nizam Palace in connection with the Narada tapes controversy. CBI also asked him to bring important notice on Narada issue. The notice sends to the Sovan’s house at Behala today.
Earlier, The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent summons to Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee for the third time, asking him to appear before it in connection with the Narada tapes controversy. Three ministers of the West Bengal government, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim and Suvendu Adhikari, have been called for the first time, an ED official told
“Summons have been sent again to Sovan Chatterjee as he had failed to respond to the earlier ones in person”, the official said. “These four persons have been asked to depose before the ED between August 4-11”, he said.
The Narada sting operation purportedly showed several Trinamool Congress ministers, MLAs and MPs accepting money from the editor of Narada News, Matthew Samuel, who posed as a businessman. The ED has already interrogated two other Trinamool leaders, Sultan Ahmed, an MP, and his brother Iqbal Ahmed, an MLA in the same case.