Enforcement Directorate has arrested the Inspector in Cost Ashok Mishra of Bankura Directorate in reference to Coal Smuggling Rip-off.
In accordance with sources, Ashok Mishra is a detailed affiliate to Vinay Mishra, a younger TMC chief accused of smuggling coal and cattle.
In March, The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Vinay Mishra’s brother Bikas in reference to the coal smuggling case, officers stated.
Bikas Mishra, sources say, was arrested from Delhi after being questioned briefly in relation to the case. Later, a chosen courtroom in Delhi despatched him to ED custody for the subsequent six days.
Vinay Mishra, an alleged shut affiliate of Mamta Banarjee’s nephew Abhishek Banarjee, is an absconding accused within the cattle smuggling case. The CBI has already recorded statements of Abhishek Banarjee’s spouse and different family members within the coal smuggling case.
Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had issued an arrest warrant towards Vinay Mishra in reference to the cattle smuggling case. Later, a chosen courtroom in Kolkata issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) towards Vinay Mishra.
Vinay Mishra has been summoned by the central probe businesses a number of occasions to this point however has failed to affix the investigation within the cattle smuggling throughout the India-Bangladesh border.
The CBI had earlier carried out raids at a number of places in West Bengal, together with the premises of Mishra. A lookout discover has been issued towards Vinay Mishra and all of the airports, ports and borders have been alerted concerning the identical.