New Delhi: Accusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of working under pressure from Bhartiya Janata Party-led central government in multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, the Trinamool Congress on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking its urgent intervention in the case.
As per reports, the TMC has filed petition in the apex court seeking monitoring of CBI investigation in Saradha chitfund scam case. The apex court is expected to hear the case on January 22.
Three TMC leaders including West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, TMC MP Srinjoy Bose and Kunal Ghosh are all lodged in jail in connection with the multi-crore chitfund scam. Several TMC leaders have also been questioned by the CBI in last few months.
CBI has so far registered four cases against Saradha group in West Bengal on the directions of the Supreme Court.