Rashmi Rekha Das

In the much-talked-about honey-trap case involving lady blackmailer Archana Nag, her husband Jagabandhu Chand and Odia film producer Akshay Parija, the State Forensic Science Laboratory (SFSL) has handed over digital forensics report to Enforcement Directorate (ED). 

The ED has, meanwhile, alleged non-cooperation from SFSL which is hampering the investigation procedure.

The central investigating agency has reportedly received lukewarm response from the SFSL for speeding up the investigation process. The agency had sought digital data from the forensic lab which was allegedly denied by the lab officials. 

The ED was supposed to intensify its probe against Nag and her husband Jagabandhu Chand based on the clues from the digital data.

According to ED sources, it is yet to get CCTV footage of Archana’s house because it's not there in the submitted report. The report does not contain any information related to the hard disk. Besides, the report has no mention of the belongings seized from the possession of Archana. The first phase of digital report does not contain any relevant information apart from information regarding Jagabandhu and his close relatives.

It is learnt that the State Forensic Department would soon deposit its second phase of digital report which may carry information related to things seized from Archana and her husband Jagabandhu.

However, the ED is clueless as to when the SFSL will submit its second phase report.

Archana had fixed a CCTV camera in her luxurious building. But ED is yet to get the footage to unearth the truth captured in the camera.

Reported by Alok Mohanty, OTV