Police stated Baidya, a resident of AP Nagar in Sonarpur, was arrested after he failed to supply passable reply to questions posed to him at Lalbazar on Thursday. Deb had employed Baidya for a month-to-month wage of Rs 60,000.
In response to joint CP (crime) Murlidhar Sharma, not solely did Baidya have data of Deb’s unlawful actions, he participated in a few of them. Baidya is a former central pressure member.
The arrest got here inside hours of Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy sharing pictures that present Baidya standing behind the Bengal governor. “We intend to share this with SIT. We have no idea the hyperlink, however we did hear quite a lot of issues. The CM has already stated none, nevertheless excessive and mighty, shall be spared. We hope the details come earlier than the general public,” stated Roy. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has not but responded to the TMC assertion.
Baidya’s household stated he was being made a political scapegoat. “There was solely as soon as when my son met the governor at an occasion at a 5 star lodge. He has a number of such pictures with plenty of celebrities,” stated Amulya Kumar Baidya, the sufferer’s father.
The state on Friday filed a 13-page affidavit on the Calcutta Excessive Court docket on the investigations.
The report acknowledged the circumstances below which Deb was arrested after which went on to specify the seizures. Thus far, police have recognized 802 individuals who had been administered pretend vaccines. The report additionally acknowledged that Deb had carried out transactions of over Rs 2.8 crore. His aides have been transferred Rs 77 lakh.
Police claimed that other than amikacin sulphate, he may additionally had procured vials of triamcinolone acetonide.
Cops have already recorded the assertion of actor and Jadavpur MP Mimi Chakraborty (who helped lodge the primary criticism in opposition to Deb), actor and Sonarpur South MLA Beautiful Maitra (who attended one among his free Covid package distribution camps), Rajya Sabha MP Shantanu Sen (relating to Deb’s relation with IMA) and TMC chief from Taltala, Ashok Chakraborty alias Mana. The statements of a drugs provider and an worker will even be recorded earlier than a Justice of the Peace.