Saradha scam: West Bengal minister's judicial custody extended

Rejecting his bail plea yet again, a court here Friday extended till Jan 30 the judicial custody of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the Saradha scam.

IANS| Last Updated: Jan 16, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Kolkata: Rejecting his bail plea yet again, a court here Friday extended till Jan 30 the judicial custody of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the Saradha scam.

Mitra was presented in the court of additional chief judicial magistrate H Mukherjee on the expiry of his earlier judicial remand.

After hearing both prosecution and the defence, the court extended his custody by 14 days.