Bengal cattle scam: Lottery angle in fund diversion

Kolkata. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its supplementary charge sheet filed in New Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court last week has detailed the lottery aspect in the alleged multi-crore cattle-smuggling scam in West Bengal. The ED charge sheet details how Trinamool Congress stalwart Anubrata Mandal, in connivance with a specialized lottery agency based out of Birbhum district, siphoned off lottery tickets won by common people at throwaway prices, and not only used them Used to convert unaccounted money coming from the proceeds of the scam.