₹28 cr cash, 5 kg gold found at Arpita Mukherjee's house after ED's 18-hr raid

Arpita Mukherjee, a close aide of arrested West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, was also held by the ED in a multicore teacher recruitment scam.

Another ₹28 crore worth of cash, in addition to 5kg of gold, was recovered from the Belghoria flat of Arpita Mukherjee in North 24-Parganas,

West Bengal after the latest raids conducted by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in connection to the multicore teacher recruitment scam.

The counting went on until 4am on Thursday morning. The total cash recovered from her premises now amounts to about ₹50 crore, the agency said.

The ED officials raided the Belghoria flat of Arpita Mukherjee for 18 hours on Wednesday, till this morning.

Two flats in Belghoria were raided earlier on Wednesday after interrogating her. Money and gold amounting to approximately ₹22 crore were found in one.

Reports said Arpita Mukherjee claimed that Partha Chatterjee used her house as a "mini bank".

Photos shared by news agency ANI showed ED officials load the truck with at least 10 trunks filled with cash and jewellery recovered from the residence of Mukherjee,

who is a close aide of Trinamool Congress leader and Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, who was arrested by ED in the multicrore money laundering case.

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