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Mukul Roy accuses Mamata Banerjee of conspiring against him in Narada sting case

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After appearing before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for interrogation in the Narada sting case, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukul Roy on Saturday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of conspiring against him.
Speaking to media persons outside CBI headquarters, Roy stated, "It is a conspiracy of Mamata Banerjee. She got her cop (SMH Mirza) arrested to take my name in the case."
"I will continue to cooperate with the investigations. I am not involved in this as you can clearly see from the video," he added.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday had arrested senior IPS officer SMH Mirza in connection with the Narada News sting operation case.
Last month as well, the investigating agency had interrogated Roy along with Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker KD Singh and whistleblower Mathew Samuel in the matter.
Samuel, who is the editor and managing director of Narada news portal had, in 2016, broadcast a sting video on his news portal.
The video came to the fore just before the commencement of the state Assembly elections.
In the sting video, a number of TMC leaders, including MPs and ministers, were allegedly seen taking money on camera.
The Enforcement Directorate is probing the money trail in connection with the case.
Several legislators and TMC leaders have been quizzed by the probe agencies so far.

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First Published: Sep 29 2019 | 12:06 AM IST

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