Also, Trinamool Congress's daily party mouth piece in Bengali, Jago Bangla (Wake up Bengal) has stopped referring to Partha Chatterjee as the state minister or the party secretary general, since the time he had been arrested by ED.
As the day passed on, ED sleuths got information about Chatterjee's close aide, Arpita Mukherjee and started conducting search operations at the latter's flat in the posh Diamond City Complex in Tollygunge in south Kolkata.
It is suspected she might have also produced the movies. The actress has acted in ‘Vande Utkal Janani’, ‘Prema Rogi’, ‘Kemiti Aa Bandhana’, ‘Mu Kana Ete Kharap’ and ‘Raju Awaara’.
This was barely a year after the Trinamool Congress stormed to power in the state.
West Bengal Minister and former Education Minister Partha Chatterjee, who was arrested in connection with the alleged multi- crore teacher recruitment scam in the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC),has been shifted to Kolkata.
The ED is "keeping a close eye" on some people of Odisha and Tamil Nadu and may soon grill them, the agency official explained.
The court had directed the ED, which had arrested Chatterjee in connection with its probe into the scam, to take him to the health facility by air ambulance.
The high court directed AIIMS, Bhubaneswar to prepare a report and hand over the copies to the investigating officer and the medical officer of SSKM Hospital, who would accompany Chatterjee in the air ambulance, and his advocate by 3 PM on Monday.
Chatterjee, who has several health issues, was admitted to the ICCU of the state-run SSKM Hospital hours after the senior minister was remanded to two-day ED custody by a city court.
ED sources said that the name of Das came up from the statements made in the face of interrogation by Mukherjee.
Mukherjee's arrest from her residence in South Kolkata was officially announced by the ED at 5.14 p.m. on Saturday, about seven hours after the probe agency nabbed Chatterjee.
The court also directed ED to present Chatterjee at a special PMLA court at the end of his remand period.
Crisis seems to be deepening for state minister and Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee as the party leadership seems to be distancing itself from the issue of his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Saturday
A decision to this effect was taken after Chatterjee went into a total non-cooperation mode following the recovery of Rs 20 crore in cash and 20 mobile phones from his close aide Arpita Mukherjee's residence on Friday.
The ED has also released a statement to a section of the media claiming that it was conducting search operations at various places in connection with the teachers' recruitment scam during which huge amount of cash was seized.