Narada Sting: ED Summons TMC MP Prasun Banerjee


Kolkata: TMC MP Prasun Banerjee is being interrogated by the ED officials in connection with Narada sting probe on Monday.

Earlier, the CBI quizzed former football star of India and TMC MP Prasun Banerjee for his alleged taking money in Narada sting operation scam. He was grilled some three hours after he appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials at Nizam Palace.

The Narada News tapes, released ahead of the 2016 assembly elections in West Bengal, showed TMC leaders allegedly receiving money from representatives of a fictitious company for future favours.

TMC leaders booked by the CBI include former TMC MP Mukul Roy, Lok Sabha MPs Saugata Roy, Aparupa Poddar, Sultan Ahmed, Prasun Banerjee and Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar.

Others named are West Bengal Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari, Environment Minister Sovan Chatterjee, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee, former Minister Madan Mitra, MLA Iqbal Ahmed and IPS officer SMH Mirza.