Pamela Goswami is the state secretary of BJYM with Tejasvi Surya
Who is Pamela Goswami ? BJP youth group arrested on Friday with 100 grams of Drug
Two leaders of the Baratiya Janata Party (BJP) youth group were arrested on Friday in possession of 100 grams of Drug cocaine in the southern Kolkata area of New Alipore, police said. Among them were Barrat Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leader Pamela Goswami and Prabir Kumar Dey.
Another man, Somnath Chatterjee, 26, was also arrested in connection with the seizure of 90 grams of the drug in Kolkata, according to reports.
Who is Pamela Goswami ?
Prior to joining politics, Pamela Goswami was a role model, a pilot who later became a Bengali television actor.
Although Pamela Goswami may not be one of BJP's most popular celebrities in West Bengal, she holds the position of secretary of state at Baratiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM),
Goswami is the state secretary of BJYM, which actively posts updates on social media and shares photos of party events being held across the country.
She was with his friend Dey in his car on Friday when the two were arrested, police said, adding that about 100 gm of cocaine "worth a few dollars" was found in his bag and other parts of the car.
Police said the two were buying drugs from a dealer in the New Alipore area and had information before their visit on Friday after they were caught on the spot. Female staff members were also deployed to further the search and arrest.
" She has been involved in drug trafficking for a long time. Today, we received information that she, and her supplier Prabir, were coming there to supply the drugs to consumers," a police officer told PTI on Friday.
A team of eight police officers surrounding Goswami's car seized him, police said. The bodyguard of the BJP youth league leader, who was in the same car, was also arrested, the officer said.
Samik Bhattacharya, a spokesman for the BJP government, however said it was possible Goswami was designed. “I have heard about it but we are still collecting details. If she really did something illegal, then the law would take its course. But it can be replanted. Elections are imminent, and the code of conduct will still work. The police are now under the prime minister. We must also keep this in mind, ”he said.