The Enforcement Directorate is trying to find 4 automobiles owned by Arpita Mukherjee, an actor linked to sacked Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, searches at whose varied flats in Kolkata have yielded a document Rs 50 crore in money – a document for the probe company. The automobiles — an Audi A4, a Honda Metropolis, a Honda CRV, and a Mercedes Benz — are loaded with money, sources within the company mentioned. Through the raids, the ED additionally discovered a diamond ring at one among Ms Mukherjee’s flats with “P” written on it, sources mentioned.
Only one white-coloured Mercedes automobile was seized by the ED throughout Ms Mukherjee’s arrest, sources mentioned.
The probe company is scanning CCTV footage and conducting a number of raids to find the automobiles.
Arpita Mukherjee, a 30-year-old mannequin, actor and Instagrammer, owns a number of flats for which sale deeds have been discovered by the ED. The company has arrested Ms Mukherjee in reference to a college jobs rip-off. She is an in depth aide of Trinamool Congress chief Partha Chatterjee.
In response to ED officers, Ms Mukherjee owns two flats in Clubtown Heights, in Belgharia space of Kolkata. Within the raid performed at one among these flats on Thursday morning, ED seized practically Rs 30 crore in money and 5 kilograms of gold ornaments. No restoration was constructed from the second flat, mentioned the officers of the company.
On Friday, the probe company officers had recovered Rs 21 crore in money, gold bars value Rs 2 crore and an enormous quantity of international trade from one other flat owned by Ms Mukherjee within the Diamond Metropolis condominium in Kolkata’s Tollygunge.
Partha Chatterjee, as soon as near Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee however now a colossal embarrassment for her, was sacked as a minister and faraway from all posts within the Trinamool Congress as proof of corruption stacked up in opposition to him. The previous state Schooling Minister is accused of taking bribes for the recruitment of lecturers and employees in state-run colleges.
Arpita Mukherjee was energetic within the Bengali and Odia movie industries between 2008 and 2014. She comes from a middle-class household in Belghoria within the northern suburbs of Kolkata and was into modelling since her faculty days.