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ED interrogates Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee in Narada scam

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Mayor and leader Sovan Chatterjee was today interrogated by the (ED) here in connection with the Narada tapes scam.

An ED official told PTI that Chatterjee, one of the several TMC leaders allegedly featured in the tapes, arrived at the CGO complex office here just before 12 noon and stayed inside for more than seven hours.

Chatterjee, who is also the Minister for Environment, Fire and Emergency Services and Housing was allegedly shown in the Narada tapes accepting money from a businessman and then wrapping it with a towel.

The tapes purportedly showed CEO of Narada News, Matthew Samuels offering money to the leaders while posing to be a businessman.

Another TMC leader and Urban Development minister was also interrogated by ED yesterday in this connection.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 20:42 IST