Abhishek Banerjee: ‘I have nothing to hide’, Abhishek Banerjee tells ED in teacher recruitment scam


Abhishek Banerjee: ‘I have nothing to hide’, Abhishek Banerjee tells ED in teacher recruitment scam

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee.TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee.

Teacher Recruitment Case: The ED, which is probing money laundering in the West Bengal teacher appointment scam case, on Thursday interrogated Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP and CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee. Let us tell you that the investigating agency had sent summons to the TMC MP on Wednesday (November 8). Meanwhile, TMC National Secretary Abhishek Banerjee said while talking to the media that I have nothing to hide. They (ED) can call me whenever they want. All things are in front of the people that they (BJP) are not able to fight us. That’s why they are using investigating agencies. He said that if you have any evidence against me then present it before the court.

ED had interrogated Banerjee on September 13.

Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate had asked Abhishek Banerjee to appear on October 3. At that time Abhishek Banerjee did not appear before the ED. He had gone to the TMC protest in Delhi on 2-3 October. Let us tell you that on September 13, ED had interrogated Banerjee for about nine hours in the teacher recruitment case. He had then alleged that this questioning was an attempt to stop him from attending the meeting of the Alliance of Opposition India and it is also proof that TMC plays an important role in building opposition unity. On the same day, the first meeting of the Coordination/Strategy Committee of INDIA Alliance was held in Delhi.

This is teacher recruitment scam

Let us tell you that the famous teacher recruitment scam is of 2014. When the West Bengal Board of Primary Education conducted the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for the recruitment of teachers. In the year 2021, it came to light that teacher posts were given to persons with low TET scores. CBI had presented the first charge sheet on September 30 last year. The names of 16 people including former education minister Partha Chatterjee were named in it. ED had arrested Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee. Parth is in jail since July 23, 2022, his bail petitions have been rejected.

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