The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the allegations against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, who were allegedly seen taking bribes in a Narada News-organised video string operation.
Earlier in April 2016, the Calcutta High Court had formed a three-member committee to probe the controversial tapes. Narada News, led by its editor-in-chief Matthew Samuel, had earlier released three sets of videos of its sting operation, where top TMC leaders were allegedly seen accepting bribes from journalists posing as businessmen.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she will appeal against the court order in a “higher judiciary”. Addressing the media here, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief said, “I will not comment on this, we will approach to the higher judiciary.” Coming to the rescue of her ministers, Banerjee said, “Everyone knows this that the sting was published from the Bharatiya Janata Party office.”
With inputs from ANI.
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