The Kolkata Police has arrested an individual for allegedly impersonating as an Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer and providing assist to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Santunu Sen in coping with a number of instances lodged with the company in trade for cash.
The accused, arrested Thursday from Kolkata’s Esplanade bus terminus, has been recognized as Chandan Roy (38). He is a resident of town’s Dum Dum space, a senior officer mentioned.
“The MP received a name from an unknown quantity. The accused, impersonating as an ED officer, supplied him assist in a number of instances lodged with the central company. Mr Sen received sceptical and contacted our officers in Lalbazar.
“Acting on the criticism, we began monitoring the quantity and located particulars of the person,” he mentioned.
A case was lodged towards the accused, an officer mentioned, including, cops laid a entice resulting in his arrest from the 12B bus stand within the Esplanade space.
The cell phone, which was used to name the TMC Rajya Sabha MP, has been seized, he mentioned.
“The man has additionally tried to blackmail a number of different individuals in the identical method. We have discovered that there have been different complaints lodged towards him,” the officer mentioned.
The growth comes lower than two weeks after a 28-year-old man was arrested for masquerading as a joint commissioner of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and organizing doubtful immunization camps within the metropolis, the place folks, together with TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty, have been administered pretend vaccines .