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The judicial custody of Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, was extended by a city court by another 14 days
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed CBI's plea for cancellation of bail of Saradha chit fund scam accused and senior Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra.
West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, an accused in the multi-billion rupee chit fund scandal, will be kept in house confinement under police watch till a CBI plea for cancellation of his bail was decided, the Calcutta High Court said on Thursday.
A city court rejected the bail prayer of Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra who was arrested by CBI on the charge of being involved in the Saradha scam.
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 Thursday rejected bail plea of West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the Saradha chitfund scam.
A city court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by the CBI for alleged complicity in the Saradha chit fund scam.
CBI on Wednesday filed its supplementary chargesheet in the Saradha scam accusing West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, former Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose and suspended party MP Kunal Ghosh of cheating even as it shifts its focus to the role of regulatory bodies.
West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who is currently in custody in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam, was Wednesday denied bail by a court here.
West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra may refuse to cooperate with CBI officers during interrogation in connection with the Saradha scam, but it seems Alipore jail officials are way too much co-operative when it comes to Mitra.
CBI on Friday told a city court that West Bengal Transport minister Madan Mitra had not cooperated with its officers during interrogation in jail in connection with the Saradha scam even as his judicial custody was extended till 12 February.
BJP on Wednesday alleged that the Congress was indirectly helping Trinamool Congress in trying to stall the Saradha scam probe.
CBI officials on Tuesday interrogated West Bengal minister Madan Mitra at Alipore Correctional Home where he is lodged after his arrest in connection with the Saradha scam probe.
A petition was on Friday filed in the Calcutta High Court seeking removal of Madan Mitra from the post of state Transport Minister as he is in jail in the Saradha chit fund case.
The hotel reportedly hosted meetings between Saradha group chief Sudipta Sen and Trinamool Congress leaders.
Pushed to the wall by CBI in Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday took over the reins of the party organisation and asked its leaders to prepare a list of those in the opposition who have been associated with ponzi scheme companies.
Judicial magistrate of Alipore court Monikuntala Roy extended the judicial remand of Mitra, who was arrested on 12 December, by 14 days on a prayer by CBI.
The agency has received a reference from the Assam government to probe alleged duping of investors in the state by Saradha and its group companies by offering lucrative interest on their savings, the sources said.
Those involved in mushrooming of chit fund business in Bengal are now taking out rallies and shedding crocodile tears, state Minister Partha Chatterjee said without naming the CPM.