Rujira Banerjee, spouse of Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee, has written to the Enforcement Directorate asking that she as a mom of two infants be exempted from travelling to New Delhi in the midst of a pandemic in reference to the summons issued towards her in a cash laundering case involving coal smuggling.
The Trinamool common secretary’s spouse was requested to seem earlier than the central probe company at present. Abhishek Banerjee, her husband and in addition West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, has been requested to seem earlier than the company in New Delhi on September 6.
“I am a mother of two infants and travelling to New Delhi physically alone in the midst of the pandemic will put my and the lives of my children at grave risk. It would be convenient to me if you consider asking me to appear in Kolkata at my residence since your organization has its office in Kolkata and I reside in Kolkata too,” she mentioned in a letter dated August 31.
“The alleged cause of action of the subject matter of your inquiry too arises out of West Bengal,” she added.
The ED had initiated cash laundering probe into alleged theft within the authorities coalfields, carried out in connivance with public servants, in West Bengal.
The CBI had questioned Rujira Banerjee within the case on the February 23, days forward of the meeting polls, in Kolkata. Her Sister and household have additionally been questioned within the case.
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