Saradha scam: Was accused TMC MP responsible for 2013 communal riots?

Written by: Oneindia Staff

Kolkata, Sept 13: Trinamool Congress's (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Hasan Imran, who has been accused of transferring funds to Islamist outfit in Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, faced a new allegation on Saturday.

[Read: Mamata's aide had links with Bangaldeshi outfit?]

According to a DIB report, Imran was accused of fuelling communal flare-up in Canning in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal last year, an ABP Ananda report said.

Imran was accused of arming and sending 5000 men from Kolkata to ransack houses and set them on fire in Nalliakhali village under Canning Subdivision. Over 200 houses were burned down in the communal tension.

Meanwhile, it was reported that Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina set up a panel to probe the alleged transfer of funds to Islamist group in her country Jamaat-e-Islami through the Saradha link.

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