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CBI Summons: Abhishek Banerjee's Wife Asks Agency to Visit Her Residence Tomorrow

A team of CBI officials had visited her residence on Sunday to deliver the summons but Rujira was not present.

Kolkata: Rujira Banerjee, the wife of TMC MP and Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, Monday responded to the CBI’s summons in the alleged coal pilferage scam and asked the central agency to send its team to her residence for examination on Tuesday, officials said.

The CBI had on Sunday asked her to join the probe.

A team of CBI officials had visited the residence of Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday to deliver the summons but Rujira was not present.

She responded to the summons on Monday and asked the CBI to visit her residence between 11 am and 3 pm on Tuesday.

“Though I am unaware of the reason for me being called for questioning or the subject matter of the investigation, you may visit my residence as per your convenience between 11 am and 3 pm tomorrow, i.e. 23 February 2021,” she said in her letter to CBI.

“You are requested to kindly inform me of your schedule,” she said.

(PTI)