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Updated February 25th, 2024 at 06:40 IST

ED Issues 4th Summons to Shahjahan Sheikh in Ration Scam Case

ED is likely to issue fresh summons to TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh.

Reported by: Tanisha Rajput
TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh
TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh summoned by the ED | Image:Social media/ Representational
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Sandeshkhali: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued fresh summons to Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shahjahan Sheikh in ration scam case, news agency ANI reported. The TMC leader has been summoned on February 29 at the CGO Complex, said notice sent via mail.

This is the fourth notice against Sheikh. 

Currently, the investigative agency on Friday registered a fresh case against Sheikh following complaints of land grabbing, extortion. The agency is currently searching Sheikh's close aide run Sengupta's residence. 

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The is conducting searches at nearly 5 locations in West Bengal in its ongoing investigation against Mamata-backed don Sheikh in connection with the alleged public distribution system (PDS) scam case.

The raids are currently underway. 

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This comes as the violence-hit region Sandeshkhali has been under the boil from the last few days after women in the area made accused Sheikh and his aides of sexual assault and land grabbing. 

 

 

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Published February 23rd, 2024 at 08:14 IST

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