Animal smuggling case accused and TMC leader Anubrata Mandal in trouble
After CBI, Enforcement Directorate arrested after questioning
ED will request for custody of Anubrata Mandal
Kolkata. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested senior Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mandal on Thursday in the Asansol Correctional Home after a long interrogation in the cattle smuggling case. ED officials gave this information. Mandal is currently lodged in the Asansol Correctional Home. Mandal was earlier arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the same case in August and he is currently in judicial custody. The CBI is probing the criminal aspect of the matter.
At the same time, ED is investigating from the money laundering aspect. ED sources said that the agency will now request Mandal’s custody. ED interrogated Mandal in the correctional home. Before that, his daughter Sukanya Mandal had said during interrogation that ‘her father was informed about all the financial accounts and transactions. The ED has already questioned Sukanya at its office in Delhi in connection with the cattle smuggling scam.
Tags: Cattle Smuggling, CBI, Ed
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 18, 2022, 00:03 IST