The Enforcement Directorate has filed a prosecution complaint against a senior Department of Telecommunications officer and a few others before a special court in Kolkata under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in a disproportionate assets case.
The court has taken cognisance of the offence of money laundering in the prosecution complaint against Soumyendra Nath Banerjee, a former deputy director general, new technology, DoT, Kolkata, and a few others filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday, an ED statement said.
The ED initiated money laundering investigation on the basis of an FIR registered by the CBI, ACB, Kolkata for offences punishable under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
Met office predicts scattered heavy rain during Puja
The Met office had earlier warned of a low pressure trough during the Pujas. However, the recent forecast mentions heavy scattered rain in the state from Saptami. Heavy rain forecast has been announced in four districts of South Bengal on Sunday, five districts on Monday and three districts on Tuesday. The Met office has also indicated moderate rain in the rest of the districts, including Kolkata.
Heavy rain has been predicted in North Bengal from Navami. There’s a heavy rain forecast in the north on Navami.