A BJP leader in Guskara, East Burdwan along with a party worker was arrested by police on charges of fraud. They allegedly cheated people by promising them jobs in Indian Railways. Police arrested five people, including a woman, on September 28 night. The court has remanded the BJP leader and worker to police custody for five days.
A BJP leader along with a party worker was arrested by police on charges of fraud by fake promises of providing railway jobs. The case was reported from Guskara, East Burdwan. The interrogation of the detainees yielded shocking information.
Sabyasachi Mandal, a resident of Guskara town in East Burdwan complained that he paid money to the accused BJP leader in the hope of getting a job in the railways department but in the end received a fake appointment letter.
Upon receiving a complaint, police arrested five people, including a woman, on September 28 night. According to reports, Bhairab Bandyopadhyay and Purnima Dey are the main accused. Police have interrogated them. On the basis of the information received from the accused, the police of Guskara outpost raided New Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas again on October 1 night.
Divakar Roy and Rajesh Pramanik were arrested from North 24 Parganas.
According to sources, Divakar Roy was the vice-president of the BJP's Scheduled Caste Front in North 24 Parganas. Rajesh Pramanik is a BJP worker.
According to police, Bhairab Bandyopadhyay said in the interrogation that he used to take money from people on the promise of giving jobs in the railways. Bhairab used to deposit the money to Divakar’s bank account.
According to the investigation, Rs 20 lakh has been paid to Divakar through multiple accounts in the last few months. It has been reported that Divakar would send money to another person through Rajesh. However, the identity of the person is not known yet. The court has remanded Rajesh and Divakar to police custody for five days.
Last Updated 3, Oct 2020, 2:41 PM