Kolkata: The CBI filed a chargesheet in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam on Tuesday. In a big relief to suspended Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, the chargesheet did not have the leader’s name as one of the accused in the list. However, the investigating agency did not state whether it has acquitted the leader of all the charges.
The chargesheet was submitted to the Bidhannagar Court on Tuesday. Senior Trinamul Congress MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was also arrested by CBI for his involvement in the Rose Valley chit fund scam on Tuesday.
The case against Kunal Ghosh was lodged at the Electronic Complex police station against the media wing of Saradha Group, owned by Sudipta Sen in 2013. Mr Sen and his close aide Debjani Mukherjee were booked in the chargesheet under Sections 420 (cheating), 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent) of the Indian Penal Code.
According to sources, the name of Mr Ghosh did not feature in the list of accused in the chargesheet, as he turned approver and hence mamata is in deep trouble now.
Mamta in big trouble. Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh will turn approver against Didi in Saradha case.
He has given all CDs to CBI already.
— Prashant Patel Umrao (@ippatel) January 6, 2017