Jolt for Mamata Banerjee's relative as Calcutta High Court rejects case against ED
Menaka Gambhir had reached the Kolkata airport while going abroad for treatment when she was detained by officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and immigration department. Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law approached the Calcutta High Court after the incident and filed a contempt case
West Bengal Coal Scam Case: Menaka Gambhir, the sister-in-law of Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, has been handed a setback by the Calcutta High Court. on Friday, the Calcutta High Court dismissed the contempt case filed against the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
A Calcutta High Court bench comprising Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya observed that neither the Enforcement Directorate (ED) nor the Immigration Department have deliberately committed any act of contempt of court. As a result, Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law’s complaint was dismissed.
Incidentally, Menaka Gambhir had reached the Kolkata airport while going abroad for treatment when she was detained by officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and immigration department. At that time, allegations were made against the immigration department and ED officials for detaining her.
Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law Menaka Gambhir approached the Calcutta High Court after the incident and filed a contempt case against the ED and the immigration department.
However, in the observation on Friday, the Calcutta High Curt Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya made it clear that if permission to go abroad is required, a separate case must be filed. Thus, a contempt of court case cannot be applied.
"We have discussed about the CAA several times. It will be rolled out in the state. If you have guts, stop it from being enforced," the Nandigram MLA said
The Supreme Court also stayed the direction of the single-judge bench of the high court summoning Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Manish Jain before it on Friday in relation to the filing of the fresh application by the West Bengal Central SSC
The father of a youth who won Rs 1 crore in a lottery claimed sensationally that Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Anubrata Mandal did not keep his promise to the real lottery winner after buying the ticket by force. The scam has been unearthed by the CBI at Bolpur in West Bengal's Birbhum district