Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen, the prime accused in the multi-crore rupees ponzi scheme scam, was sent to 14 days judicial custody by a local court in connection with a case filed by a retired soldier.
The ED, probing the money trail in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, grilled painter Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya on Monday concerning a business deal he made with Saradha Group chief and now jailed scam kingpin Sudipta Sen.
Sudipta Sen, the chief architect of over Rs 2,000 crore Saradha chit fund scam, parked hard earned investor funds into loss making companies to convert huge black money into white, a probe report has revealed.
Kolkata: A local court Sunday sent Shivnarayan Das, said to be an advisor of Saradha scam purported kingpin Sudipta Sen, to four days CBI custody for questioning on his alleged role in the multi-billion Arupee chit fund scandal.
A city court on Friday extended till December 22 the judicial custody of suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, company's head Sudipta Sen and his associate Debjani Mukherjee in the Saradha chit fund scam case.
A city court on Monday sought a detailed report from Presidency Jail authorities within two days as to how the untoward incident of Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh allegedly making a suicide attempt in jail could happen despite after being cautioned by the court to keep a strict vigil.
Following the alleged suicide bid by Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh in a correctional home here on Friday, cells of Sudipta Sen and Debjani Mukherjee, main accused of the scam, were searched for medicines that could cause death, police said.
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, named in the CBI chargesheet in the multi-crore Saradha scam, claimed in court on Monday that investigation into the case was being influenced and threatened suicide.
CBI on Wednesday filed its first charge sheet in the multi-crore Saradha scam naming the company chief Sudipta Sen, close aide Debjani Mukherjee and suspended Trinamool MP Kunal Ghosh, five months after it was ordered by the Supreme Court to probe the case.
Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen's driver and aide Arvind Singh Chouhan on Tuesday claimed that he had driven him to Nizam Palace on April, 5, 2013 for a meeting where Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy was present, before his boss fled.