Mamata Banerjee calls 'headless' CBI an ally of BJP, accuses them of harassing Opposition parties
'The BJP and its 'allies', comprising multiple government agencies, (are) harassing all allies of Opposition from Kolkata to Delhi and beyond,' Mamata Banerjee said on Twitter
Mamata Banerjee said CBI as one of the
She alleged that the Centre was using the agency to harass the Opposition parties across the country
The comments came as the CBI registered a case against Bhupinder Singh Hooda over alleged irregularities in land allocation
Kolkata: Describing the CBI as one of the "allies" of the BJP-led central government, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday alleged that the Centre was using the agency to harass the Opposition parties across the country.
She called the CBI, which was yet to get a new director, "headless" and said it has now become a "spineless BJP"."So political vendetta continues. BJP and its 'allies', comprising multiple government agencies, (are) harassing all allies of Opposition from Kolkata to Delhi and beyond," Banerjee tweeted.
She also doubted whether the saffron party was "scared" and using the agencies in a "desperate" move.
"From Akhilesh Yadav to 'behen' Mayawati ji, nobody is spared. From north to south. From east to west. Political vendetta by BJP. Are they scared? Are they desperate? One headless agency has now become spineless BJP," she added.
The CBI registered a new case against former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and others over alleged irregularities in land allocation in Gurgaon in 2009 and carried out searches at 20 locations in Delhi-NCR Friday.
The CBI on Thursday arrested renowned Bengali film producer Shrikant Mohta in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam, sources said. Mohta, considered close to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, allegedly duped Rose Valley of Rs 25 crore.
The CBI is without a full-time director as the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led selection committee to decide on the next CBI chief remained inconclusive Thursday.
The Dera chief is already serving jail time of 20 years for raping his women followers
Following an FIR, the agency conducted searches at nine locations, including residential and office premises of the accused in Mumbai and Kolhapur
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