TMC leader Anubrata Mondal sent to 4-day CBI custody in cattle smuggling case

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A particular CBI courtroom in West Bengal’s Asansol city has remanded TMC chief Anubrata Mondal to 4-day CBI custody in reference to a cattle smuggling case.

Anubrata Mondal’s title got here up within the cattle smuggling rip-off after the CBI registered an FIR in 2020. (Picture: ANI)

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  • TMC chief Anubrata Mondal remanded to 4-day CBI custody
  • The Birbhum TMC president was picked up by the CBI on August 12
  • Mondal was arrested for his alleged involvement within the cattle smuggling rip-off

Trinamool Congress chief Anubrata Mondal has been remanded to CBI custody for 4 extra days within the cattle smuggling case. The Birbhum TMC president was picked up by the CBI on August 12 from his Bolpur dwelling after the central probe company mentioned it had discovered Mondal’s direct involvement within the cattle smuggling rip-off.

He was remanded to CBI custody until August 20. On Saturday, Anubrata Mondal’s lawyer prayed for bail, citing the TMC chief’s poor well being.

Through the listening to within the particular CBI courtroom in Asansol, the probe company mentioned Anubrata is a “highly effective particular person” and his bail would have an effect on the continued probe.

READ | Automotive utilized by Anubrata Mondal discovered inside rice mill throughout CBI raid

The CBI on Saturday additionally carried out a raid at one rice mill right here allegedly owned by Anubrata Mondal. Through the raid, the CBI sleuths discovered a number of high-end autos parked contained in the premises of the mill, PTI reported.

The CBI has mentioned that Anubrata Mondal’s bodyguard Saigal Hossain, who can also be in jail in the identical case, was the mediator between Mondal and alleged cattle smuggler Enamul Haque.

Anubrata Mondal’s title got here up within the cattle smuggling rip-off case after the CBI registered an FIR in 2020. Based on the CBI, between 2015 and 2017, over 20,000 cattle heads had been seized by the Border Safety Pressure (BSF) as they have been being smuggled throughout the border.

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