After surviving a suicide bid, suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh, today made a desperate attempt to speak to the media while being taken to a city hospital for investigations.
“The main culprits are roaming free. They are not being arrested,” he said, without naming anyone. However, he could not speak further as the police forcefully took him inside the SSKM hospital.
“Why are you beating me in this condition?” Ghosh, was heard telling the police as he tried to speak further.
Ghosh, attempted suicide by consuming allegedly 30 to 40 pills in his prison cell. He is now in SSKM Hospital. Doctors at the hospital said he was recovering and could be discharged tomorrow.
Ghosh, who has been under arrest for over a year, had said in court on Monday that he would commit suicide in 72 hours if he was not granted bail and those in power not arrested. He has been named in the first chargesheet as well, along with Saradha promoter Sudipta Sen and his key aide, Debjani Mukherjee.
Meanwhile, a purported “suicide note” was understood to have been recovered from Presidency jail where he had attempted suicide yesterday.
Asked about this, a senior police officer told Business Standard, he had “heard” about such letters but was not in a position to confirm the same. Presidency jail administration has remained silent on the issue so far.
However, this is not the first time, Ghosh had already made public outbrust against Trinamool Congress top leadership. “For truth to emerge, Mamata should be questioned by CBI in front of me and Sudipta,” Ghosh had earlier said.
He had also named TMC leaders like Mukul Roy, Madan Mitra, K D Singh before being arrested by the police last year. “I once heard that there was a meeting in Delhi where it was proposed that KD Singh will help Saradha financially and all its agents will be working for KD Singh’s company. In Delhi, KD Singh, Mukul Roy and Rajat Majumdar were all in Delhi,” Kunal Ghosh said in his tell-all CD telecast on local channel days after his arrest last year.
Apart from Ghosh, former west Bengal police chief Rajat Majumder was the second TMC leader to have been arrested so far in connection to the Saradha scam