KOLKATA: In a major setback to Trinamool Congress, the anti-corruption branch of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against 13 of its senior party members in connection with Narada sting operation case.
At least six MPs of Trinamool Congress and four ministers of Mamata Banerjee’s Cabinet have been accused of accepting bribe. According to CBI sources, the accused persons were booked under the sections of criminal conspiracy and appropriate sections of anti-corruption act.
The CBI in a statement said, “The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against certain Members of Parliament; Members of Legislative Assembly/Ministers; then MP/then MLA and a Police Officer of West Bengal on conclusion of the Preliminary Enquiry initiated by it, in compliance of the Order dated 17.3.2017 of the Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta.”
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