Kolkata: A PIL has been filed in the Calcutta High Court for a CBI investigation
into the extortion case against Mathew Samuel.
The case has been filed by BJP lawyer Brajesh Jha. A hearing is expected this week
under the division bench constituting chief justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya and
justice Arijit Banerjee.
The Kolkata police is presently investigating the case which was filed in 2017 at
the Muchipara police station by a businessman from Bihar. The businessman accused
Samuel of extorting him for money. Matthew have been interrogated several times on
this case by the police.
Mathew had accused the police of being biased. The investigation is on amid the
face-off between Samuel and police.