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‘If someone is found guilty, none of us will interfere’: Mamta Banerjee

If someone is found guilty, I do not mind if they are punished with life imprisonment says Mamta Banerjee.

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New Delhi: TMC Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has recently made a comment regarding the the course of law in our judicial system.

Without naming anyone, Mamta Banerjee said, “A verdict should be given based on the truth, within a given time frame. If someone is found guilty, I do not mind if they are punished with life imprisonment.”

Claiming no interference will be made irrespective of the harshness of any verdict she further said, “If someone has been involved in wrong activities, none of us will interfere no matter how harsh a verdict they face. We will not support them.”

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken the senior-most cabinet minister in West Bengal into custody and then he was shifted to the state-run SSKM hospital, where he was admitted on Saturday.

Following his arrest in connection with the ongoing probe into the alleged School Service Commission (SSC) recruitment scam, he had moved the High Court on Sunday. Chatterjee will now be appearing before the special MP/MLA court through video conferencing at 4 pm on Monday.

Arpita Mukherjee and Monalisa Das are the two aides who are speculated to be deeply involved in the entire scam. Arpita has already been arrested by the ED. However, Monalisa is still not in the custody of ED but her properties worth crores is already being investigated by the premiere investigation agency.

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