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Reference : NDTV

Kolkata metropolis periods courtroom docket on Tuesday granted period in-between bail to West Bengal Transport Minister Firhad Hakim, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief MLA Madan Mitra, and Ex-Mayor Sovan Chatterjee withinside the Narada rip-off at the bond of ₹ 20,000.

The subsequent date for them to seem bodily is January 28. On May 10, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar approved the prosecution of Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra, and Sovan Chatterjee in connection with the CBI's investigation into the Narada rip-off.

Urnalist Mathew Samuel of Narada News, an internet portal, had carried out a Narada sting operation in 2014 in which a few human beings such as TMC ministers, MPs and MLAs had been visible receiving cash from representatives of a fictitious business enterprise in lieu of favours.

The 4 arrested politicians had been ministers withinside the Mamata Banerjee authorities at that time. Ahead of the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal, the edge operation become made public.