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CJ to hear all petitions on Saradha

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court headed by Chief Justice Arun Kumar Mishra today said that all four petitions filed against the Saradha group would be heard by this bench.

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court headed by Chief Justice Arun Kumar Mishra today said that all four petitions filed against the Saradha group would be heard by this bench.

Government pleader Ashok Banerjee had pointed out that three PILs had been filed regarding Saradha,which were to be heard by the division bench,whereas another writ petition had been filed before a single bench. Hearing this,Chief Justice Arun Mishra said that all the petitions on the Saradha group would be heard by the division bench only.

Meanwhile,SEBI filed an affidavit on Saradha Realty,according to a Calcutta High Court order. The affidavit stated that SEBI directed Saradha on April 23 not to take deposits and to return its depositors’ money within three months. However,Saradha CMD Sudipta Sen was arrested on April 24.

The state will file an affidavit in the high court on Friday regarding the possibility of handing over the Saradha investigation to the CBI.