TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira has been barred from boarding an international flight at the Kolkata airport.
According to the report in NDTV, Rujira Banerjee is being investigated in illegal coal mining case.
“Rujira Banerjee has been questioned several times by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a multi-crore coal smuggling scam,” the report said.
It added: “The probe agencies allege that illegal mining was carried out in leasehold mines of Eastern Coalfields at Kunustoria and Kajora near Asansol in West Bengal. Investigations have hinted at financial transactions of Rs 1,300 crore, the bulk of which went to several influential people.”
“The probe has revealed that the money was deposited in foreign bank accounts of these influential people through hawala,” it stated.