Kolkata police summons BJP leader in drug seizure case
First Published Feb 23, 2021, 12:49 PM IST
The Kolkata Police on Monday (February 22) summoned BJP leader Rakesh Singh in connection with its investigation of a drug seizure case in which Pamela Goswami, a functionary of the party's youth wing, and two of her associates were arrested last week.
Pamela Goswami accused Rakesh Singh of framing her in the case. Singh was asked to appear for investigation on February 23.
Rakesh Singh had earlier written to Kolkata Police Commissioner stating that he is ready to "fully cooperate" with the police in its investigation.
The BJP leader has given copies of the letter to the state home secretary and officer-in-charge of the New Alipore police station under whose jurisdiction Pamela Goswami and two others were arrested.
Pamela Goswami was arrested along with a friend, Prabeer Kumar Dey, and her personal security guard from south Kolkata New Alipore area on Friday (February 19).
The investigation of the matter was on Monday taken over by the Kolkata Police's Detective Department.
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