In the complained it stated that man posed as an IAS officer and requested the actor-turned-politician to be present at a Covid-19 vaccination drive organised by him. The man was also using a car with a blue beacon and fake sticker.
The TMC MP had attended the drive and even got herself vaccinated there to encourage people to take vaccination. According to MP "He said that he was running a special drive for transgenders and specially-abled persons and requested for my presence. I took Covishield vaccine at the camp to motivate people for taking jabs. But I never received a confirmation message from CoWIN."
The police have identified and arrested man based on complaint called Debanjan Dev. Dev had set up the free vaccination camp introducing himself as a joint municipal commissioner of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC). Several people were administered Covid vaccines at the camp for which Dev had organised which had no permission from the KMC. The case has been transferred to the Kolkata Police Detective Department.
According to police "We haven't come across any vial having an expiry date. Seized vials will be sent for testing to find out if they are genuine or not. Accused will be interrogated in this regard."