Saradha: Supplementary charge sheet against Trinamool leaders
Kolkata: The CBI today filed a supplementary charge sheet against West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, former Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose, Saradha Group chief’s aide Naresh Balodia and suspended party MP Kunal Ghosh in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam case.
The CBI Special Crime branch, probing the multi-crore rupees scam, submitted its supplementary charge sheet to the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Haradhan Mukherjee at Alipur.
Besides the four persons named in the supplementary charge sheet, three companies – Strategy Media, Sangbad Pratidin and Bengal Media – have also been listed, a CBI spokesperson told.
While Bose was released under conditional bail by a higher court, the remaining three are in judicial custody.
This supplementary charge sheet is the third one. The first was submitted at the City Sessions Court on October 22, 2014, and the second at the Alipur Court on November 17, 2014.
The charge sheet was filed for offences under sections 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy), 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property), 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant) of IPC and Section 4 and 6 of Prize, Chits and Money Circulation (Banning) Act of 1978.