BJP Youth Leader Pamela Goswami Arrested With Cocaine
Kolkata: Police produced the general secretary of Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha, Pamela Goswami, and two others in a Kolkata court on Saturday in connection with a narcotics case.
According to reports, 23-year-old Pamela, her friend and security guard were arrested in Kolkata on Friday for allegedly carrying 90 grams of cocaine worth Rs 10 lakh in her car.
The two other accused have been identified as Prabir Kumar Dey (38) and Somnath Chatterjee (26)
Incidentally, the arrests come ahead of the Bengal Assembly elections due in April-May. Pamela has been actively participating in BJP Yuva Morcha’s political programmes.
While the BJP said the law should take its course, the ruling Trinamool Congress was not surprised with the drug haul, saying earlier a “BJP woman leader was arrested in a child trafficking case”.
On their part, police said Pamela is suspected to be involved in supply and consumption of drugs. They are investigating if she is part of a racket and where the seized drug was being taken, The Indian Express reported.