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Pamela Goswami drug case: BJP chief Rakesh Singh arrested from Purba Burdwan district


Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) chief Rakesh Singh has been arrested on Tuesday (February 23, 2021) from Galsi in West Bengal’s Purba Burdwan district in reference to the Pamela Goswami drug case.

Pamela Goswami, the arrested state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), had named Rakesh Singh within the case.

Earlier within the day, the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom dismissed Rakesh Singh’s petition in opposition to the summons issued by Kolkata Police on him in reference to Pamela Goswami’s drug case.

Singh had sought path for no coercive motion in opposition to him by police. He had moved the HC by way of his legal professionals looking for a keep on and quashing of the discover by the police to seem earlier than it on Tuesday as a witness within the case.

Singh’s legal professionals reportedly submitted that not less than 26 instances have been lodged in opposition to him after he joined the BJP and claimed that he was being hounded due to his political affiliation.

Showing for the state of West Bengal, Advocate Basic Kishore Datta submitted that 56 instances have been pending in opposition to Rakesh Singh earlier than he joined the mentioned political get together and that there was no political connection within the matter.

Listening to each the events, Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya dismissed Singh’s petition.

Singh has instructed the police that he was travelling to Delhi for some work and would seem earlier than them on February 26 after his return to town.

In the meantime, as per current experiences, the Kolkata Police officers performed raids on the BJP chief’s residence in reference to the drug case.
His members of the family allegedly obstructed the police from coming into the home stating that they aren’t displaying the papers essential to conduct raids, following which, the police received a search warrant and performed the raids.

On Saturday, Pamela Goswami was despatched to police remand until February 25 by an NDPS courtroom.

Goswami, a former style mannequin and small-time actress, was arrested together with a good friend, Prabir Kumar Dey, and her private safety guard from south Kolkata’s New Alipore space on Friday after almost 90 gm of cocaine valuing lakhs of rupees was allegedly discovered from her purse and automotive.

(With inputs from businesses)

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