The killings took place on March 21 in Bogtui village, where nine persons including the Vadu Sheikh died.
After the Calcutta High Court order of handing over the probe to the CBI, the West Bengal government said that it would support the agency in conducting a fair probe.
Sleuths of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CSFL), a unit of the CBI, also visited the gutted houses and started collecting samples
An embezzlement of Rs 48,18,243 and the subsidy claimed from the government, was found to be false and frivolous transactions.
The court of Special CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) Judge S K Shashi had completed the hearing against 99 accused including Prasad, which was underway since February last year.
The CBI has so far registered 51 cases in the matter related to poll violence and other offences in West Bengal.
The agency was allocated Rs 835.39 crore to manage its affairs in 2021-22 which was later increased to Rs 870.50 crore in the Revised Estimates given in the Budget document released Tuesday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
The CBI officials said that they conducted a narco test and brain mapping of the accused but didn't find anything. The CBI has conducted a few more tests and was waiting for the report which it will receive on January 10.
The Enforcement Directorate is also probing a case of PMLA in this connection.
The case was registered based on a complaint from Bank of Baroda Cuttack in Odisha, the CBI said in a press statement.
The company allegedly caused undue and wrongful losses to Punjab National Bank/ Indian Bank to the tune of Rs 140.48 crore with interest as on September 30, 2021, and corresponding wrongful gain to accused persons, the CBI said in a statement.
They said while two charge sheets had already been filed against six people earlier, the probe against Navy officer Commander Jagdish, who was arrested on September 21, and Commander Abhishek Shaw was still on.
The Central Bureau of Investigation conducted multiple raids across Odisha in connection with online child sexual abuse cases. The CBI officials conducted raids at Bhadrak, Jajpur and Dhenkanal districts on Tuesday (November 16). As per reports, the CBI conducted searches on house of Manoranjan Das in Agarpada area of Bhadrak district.
The CVC (Amendment) Ordinance and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Act Ordinance were issued to allow extension of tenure of the Directors of the CBI and the ED ahead of upcoming winter session of the Parliament.
A three-member central BJP team which is on a two-day visit to Odisha to ascertain facts on the Mamita Meher murder case on Friday met the family of the victim at her native Jharni village under Tureikela block of Bolangir district.