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ED conducts multiple raids in West Bengal's Asansol in connection with coal scam probe

The Enforcement Directorate is conducting multiple raids at various places in West Bengal's Asansol and adjacent areas in connection with its ongoing probe into the coal scam and cattle smuggling cases. This is a developing story and more details with follow.  

ED conducts multiple raids in West Bengal's Asansol in connection with coal scam probe

KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate is conducting multiple raids at various places in West Bengal's Asansol and adjacent areas in connection with its ongoing probe into the coal scam and cattle smuggling cases on Friday.

According to reports, the central agency conducted raids in various location of West Bengal, including Kolkata`s Princep Street and adjacent areas in connection with its ongoing probe into an illegal coal mining case.

The ED is investigating the money laundering aspect in connection with the coal mining case, they said. Earlier, the central agency sleuths had conducted a raid in the house of the close aide of Anup Majhi alias Lala`s, who is said to be the mastermind of coal mine cases.

On the other hand, CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) has been also conducting another raid separately in various places including Asansol over the coal scam issue.

CBI earlier also had issued Look Out Notice against Anup Majhi who is said to be involved in the said coal mining case but he is still absconding since November last year. 

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