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“West Bengal Minister and Trinamool Congress Leader Jyotipriya Mallick Arrested in Ration Scam Case”


In a significant development, Jyotipriya Mallick, a prominent Trinamool Congress leader and minister in West Bengal, was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) late on Thursday night. This arrest is a direct result of the ongoing investigation into an alleged ration scam.

The arrest of Jyotipriya Mallick follows a series of actions by the Central probe agency, including the execution of searches at the minister’s residence in Salt Lake, situated on the outskirts of Kolkata, just one day prior to his apprehension.

The alleged ration scam has been a matter of concern and investigation, and the arrest of a senior political figure in connection with this case adds another layer of significance to the ongoing inquiry. It underscores the government’s commitment to rooting out corruption and ensuring transparency in public distribution systems, which are crucial for providing essential food supplies to the people.

As this case continues to develop, it will undoubtedly be closely watched by the public and political observers. The arrest of a sitting minister in West Bengal highlights the complexities and challenges that often arise in the intersection of politics and allegations of financial impropriety. It remains to be seen how this arrest will impact the political landscape in the state and what further revelations may come to light as the investigation progresses.