Saradha agent remanded to three days in ED custody

A Saradha agent was on Monday remanded to three days in Enforcement Directorate's (ED) custody till February 19, 2015.

Kolkata: A Saradha agent was on Monday remanded to three days in Enforcement Directorate's (ED) custody till February 19, 2015.

Special judge of City Sessions Court Mumtaz Khan remanded Prashant Naskar to ED custody.

Naskar was a key agent of the tainted ponzi scheme company in South 24 Parganas district and was arrested by the investigating agency which is probing the multi crore rupee- Saradha scam.

The prosecution counsel told the court that Naskar's further custodial detention was required for investigation as crime proceeds were involved and opposed the bail petition.

Defence counsel said Naskar be given conditional bail as there was no possibility of tampering of evidences by him or his absconding.