Saradha scam: ED seals accounts of East Bengal's holding company

Enforcement Directorate, Kolkata region has sealed the accounts of Kingfisher United East Bengal Private Limited, the holding company of Kingfisher East Bengal football club, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam probe.

PTI| Updated: Sep 30, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Kolkata: Enforcement Directorate, Kolkata region has sealed the accounts of Kingfisher United East Bengal Private Limited, the holding company of Kingfisher East Bengal football club, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam probe.

"Accounts of the holding company Kingfisher United East Bengal Club Private Limited has been sealed by the ED," a senior official of the directorate told a news agency.

He said that the accounts of club per se had not been sealed.

The source said that the club on receiving around Rs four crore from the Saradha group had transferred the money immediately to the accounts of the holding company.

"The accounts have been sealed in the interest of the probe," he said.

Earlier, ED officials had interrogated senior office bearers of East Bengal. One of the officials of the club was put under jail custody by CBI.