Outgoing Bally Municipality Chairman’s name crops up in 20 cr scam


Kolkata: The Anti-Corruption Bureau has said that it has has found discrepancies in the statements of Krishna Adhikari, the wife of Pranab Adhikary, who was arrested on charges of accumulating nearly 20 crore rupees through illegal manners. On Wednesday Krishna was interrogated for nearly six hours in front of her husband and son.

The investigators have said that the statements made by Krishna did not have uniformity. The investigators said that she might be interrogated later on. From the statements of Krishna, names of few influential people have come to the forefront including the name of outgoing Chairman of Bally Municipality Arunava Lahiri. The investigators may also interrogate him for the sake of the investigation.

On the other hand Promoter Atmaprakash Singh, on whose complaint police conducted the raid at Adhikary’s house has complained of receiving death threats for bringing the incident to the forefront. On Wednesday he met Howrah Police Commissioner Devendra Pratap Singh in this regard and later lodged a written complaint at Liluah Police Station.