Kolkata, May 17 (GCCurrentAffairs) Police have arrested a BJP leader among 4 others, including two women, with cash of over Rs 24 lakh during frisking from the poll-bound South 24 Parganas last night.
The arrest was made at around 2200 hours on Thursday when BJP’s Baruipur’s Mandal general secretary Mintu Haldar, Swarasati Haldar, Namita Sardar were travelling in a car with cash of Rs 24 lakh at Bahurughat under Bakultala police station in South 24 Parganas.
The driver was also arrested. Police said they are investigating the sources of fund.
BJP’s district president Sunip Das claimed the party has nothing to do with the money. He said Mintu Haldar is a businessman trades in Bidi (tobacco) and cable operator.
All the four would be produced before the Baruipur court in South 24 Parganas later today.