Kolkata, February 23
Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh from Burdwan district in reference to the Pamela Goswami drugs case.
A BJP state committee member, Singh was named by his occasion colleague and BJP Yuva Morcha leader Pamela Goswami, who was lately arrested by the Kolkata Police for unlawful possession of cocaine.
Singh was arrested by the town police’s detective division from Galsi in East Burdwan district on Tuesday night.
Earlier in the day, the police had additionally carried out a raid at Singh’s residence and detained his two sons – Suvam (26) and Saheb Singh (21).
The police took the duo to the Kolkata Police headquarters in Lalbazar.
The search drive was led by the anti-narcotics and anti-rowdy sections of the detective division of New Alipore police station, sources stated.