Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s brother Babun Banerjee met with an accident on the EM Bypass near Chingrighata in Kolkata on Monday evening.
As per the available information, Babun’s car was allegedly pushed from behind by a loaded mini matador.
Police have seized the vehicle and detained the driver.
Babun has not received injuries in the incident.
The driver of the mini matador told police officials that his vehicle pushed Babun Banerjee’s car from behind due to a brake failure.
Local TMC leader Nirmal Dutta said that the incident took place around 8.40 pm, adding he has lodged a complaint with the police and cops are investigating the matter.
Babun was going to Lakshmikanta Pur when the accident took place.
Police officials have detained the driver for questioning.
A keen lover of sports and the president of Bengal Olympic Association (BOA), Babun is the football secretary of Mohun Bagan. Earlier, he was the Joint Secretary of BOA.