Kolkata vaccine scam kingpin’s aide arrested hours after TMC share a photo

An aide of the Kolkata fake vaccine mastermind, Debanjan  Deb, was arrested in the city on Thursday night. Kolkata Police arrested Arbind Baidya, who was a security guard associated with Deb.

Earlier, Debanjan Deb was arrested for conducting a fake vaccine camp in Kolkata after TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty shed light on the fraud being carried out in the city. Debanjan Deb posed as an IAS officer to dupe citizens with the fake vaccination camp.

Police later discovered that Deb was also duping people financially. Kolkata Police has claimed that Baidya was hand-in-glove with Deb’s activities.

“He was the security personnel of Debanjan Deb. He will be produced before the court today. Not only he had knowledge of the illegal activities of Debanjan Deb, but also took an active part in some of them,” said a senior Kolkata Police officer.

The arrest comes hours after TMC shared photographs of Baidya with West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy stated that if it was Deb’s security, then it would be dangerous for Bengal and the country.

“If it is seen that Deb’s security has been associated with the Governor or this picture is true, it is dangerous for the state and country. Why is Governor quiet on this matter,” asked Sukhendu Sekhar Roy.

Bengal BJP leader Dilip Ghosh hit out at the allegations made against Governor Dhankhar over the links with fake IAS officer Debanjan Deb.

The state government should form an SIT to know why and how he had gone there. They form SIT for everything. Many people visit the governor. Why had he gone there, all these should be investigated BJP does not have any links with this,” said Dilip Ghosh.