Tarun Gogoi welcomes SC decision for CBI probe into Saradha scam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to hand over the Saradha multi-crore scam in West Bengal, Assam and Odisha (rpt) West Bengal, Assam and Odisha to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

PTI| Last Updated: May 09, 2014, 21:32 PM IST

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to hand over the Saradha multi-crore scam in West Bengal, Assam and Odisha (rpt) West Bengal, Assam and Odisha to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Hailing the decision of the apex court for a CBI probe into the scam, Gogoi on Friday said it would go a long way in speeding up the long pending cases and in giving the much- needed respite to the duped investors.
A statement from the Chief Minister`s Office said the State Government would request the Gauhati High Court to set up fast track courts for quick disposal of the forgery cases filed against some chit fund companies in Assam in which charge sheets have already been framed.
The Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) against whom charge sheets have been filed by the Bureau of Investigation (Economic Offence), Assam are Jeevan Suraksha Group of Companies, Rangdhali Real Estate Construction and Developers Ltd., Jeevan Suraksha Real Estate (P) Ltd., Jeevan Suraksha Group of Companies, Alliance Vision, Ashirbad Marketing Self Help Group, Krystal Technoed India Ltd. And Idol India Group of Companies, the release added.