Saradha scam: CBI searches BJD MP’s residence, 29 other locations

The sources said searches have also taken place at 10 locations in West Bengal.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:August 1, 2014 12:53 am

The CBI carried out search operations at 30 locations, including the house of a sitting Biju Janata Dal MP and two other politicians from Orissa, in connection with its probe into the multi-crore chit fund scam related to Saradha and other companies. Agency teams searched 20 locations in coordinated operations, in which residence of BJD MP from Mayurbhanj Ram Chandra Hansdah, former BJD MLA Subarna Naik and ex-BJP MLA Hitesh Kumar Bagartti were searched. A CBI official said Hansdah, Naik and Bagartti are founder members and directors of Nava Diganta Capital Services Limited against which the CBI recently registered a case for alleged swindling of  money running into crores. Sources said the agency has recovered Rs 28 lakh cash from Hansdah’s residence. Searches at the residence of another director Sanyasi Pradhan has also led to recovery of fixed deposit receipts worth Rs 22 lakh and about Rs 5 lakh in cash. The sources said searches have also taken place at 10 locations in West Bengal.    ENS

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