Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate(ED) has started a fresh investigation in Narada Case. And this time the State transport minister Subhendu Adhikari is under ED scanner.
According to the ED sources, soon Subhendu’s accountant will be summoned by ED officials. He will be questioned by the officials very soon.
The Narada tapes, which were released before the 2016 assembly elections in West Bengal, allegedly showed several Trinamool Congress MLAs and MPs accepting money from journalist Mathew Samuel who posed as a businessman. The ministers were seen taking money to provide assistance to a company named Impex.Subhendu Adhikri was also included in this list.
The TMC leader Subhendu Adhikari was seen taking cash rapped in a newspaper in his own office from Mathew Samuel of Narada News. Although money was not visible in the video, but later the leader admitted that he has accepted money from Mathew. He further added that the money that he has received from Mathew Samuel of Narada News was spent for his “election expenses”.
Narada Sting Operation was done before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the initial investigation, Subhendu said that the money received from Mathew was spent for his election expenses. According to the ED sources, Subhendu’s accountant will be summoned so that details of exact expenses of the money and where it has been spent could come into light.Hence this will decide the what will be ED’as next step.