CBI on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against six directors of Win Realcon, a company facing probe in chit fund scam, for allegedly cheating thousands of gullible investors of their hard earned money by promising high returns on their deposits.
With West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, having spent most of his custody in hospital rather than jail, the CBI has moved a court seeking to interrogate him, an agency source said on Thursday.
The Calcutta High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the bail prayer of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam, till Monday on a plea by both his counsel and CBI.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought West Bengal government`s response to CBI`s plea for the support of state police in conducting investigations into Saradha and non-Saradha chit fund scam cases coupled with three designated special courts to try these cases.
The multi-crore Saradha scam and the issue of illegal migrants from Bangladesh will be the focus of BJP's campaign for next year's Assembly polls in West Bengal where the party is planning to expand its footprints.
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday recused itself from hearing a bail prayer of West Bengal Transport minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by CBI for alleged complicity in the Saradha scam.
Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Ahmed Hassan Imran called it a routine enquiry after he was grilled by the CBI on Friday about his alleged financial transactions with the tainted Saradha group, an agency official said.
Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Thursday sought to defend his senior cabinet colleague Sushma Swaraj who is under fire for links with Lalit Modi, and pointed out that former finance minister P Chidambaram's wife had represented an accused in the Sardha chit-fund scam.
Reiterating his allegations of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her party colleagues being involved in the Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Wednesday said his party leaders had no right to discuss the chit fund issue in the state assembly.