Kolkata: In greater humiliation for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Enforcement Directorate has enlisted illegal tax avoidance case in Narada sting case, professedly including Trinamool Congress pioneers.
EC's activity comes after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a week ago recorded a FIR against 13 individuals, including senior TMC pioneers who were purportedly observed taking cash, in the Narada case.
The Calcutta High Court had requested the CBI to direct a preparatory investigation into the matter. The request was tested by the West Bengal government in the Supreme Court, which declined to give alleviation on March 17 and gave the CBI one month to close the preparatory test and record a FIR, if required.
The Narada discussion ejected in race bound West Bengal in March a year ago when Narada News gateway transferred video film purportedly demonstrating the Trinamool pioneers getting cash in return of favors to an invented organization.