The Supreme Court had on May 9 ordered a CBI probe into the chit fund scam in West Bengal, Odisha and Assam.
ED probes into money laundering aspect, CBI has filed a chargesheet in case.
The central agency had requested for 10 days custody of the accused, but the court granted a week.
MP Kunal Ghosh who is in jail in connection with the scam said he wants to be interrogated by the CBI.
Alleging harassment by the police, Ghosh claimed that he was being framed in various ‘new and false’ cases.
The ED would now be sending summons to Mithun to appear in front of the investigating agency next week.
According to CBI, three cases have been registered under sections 406, 409, 420 and 120B of IPC against the Group companies.
The SIT, headed by Joint Director Rajeev Singh, will also probe the role of SEBI and RBI.
SIT is constituted to probe the Saradha chit fund case and it will also probe the role of SEBI and RBI.
‘CBI probe will not clash with ED’
The investigation should also be conducted into the close relationship between the Trinamool Congress and Saradha chit fund company.
The target of 30 out of 42 seats that seemed a possibility even a month ago looks a hard task for the TMC.
In 2009, out of the 10 constituencies in north Bengal, the Congress had won five and Left Front four. BJP had won one.
A day after BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that both Union Finance Minister P Chidamabram and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had something to hide in the Saradha chit fund scam, the Congress came out latter’s defence and alleged that Trinamool Congress leaders were involved in the scandal and they would be […]
She was addressing a rally at Sonarpur in South-24 Parganas Saturday evening.