36.1 C
Delhi
Saturday, July 20, 2024

TMC leader held for chit fund fraud

Date:

Share post:

Donate-GC-Razorpay

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader and Halishahar Municipality Chairman Raju Sahani, arrested by the CBI on Friday in an alleged fund case, will be produced before a CBI court at Asansol on Saturday, official sources said.

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team arrested Sahani from his Halishahar home in North 24 Parganas and seized Rs 80 lakh in cash, a firearm with five live bullets and property related documents.

Sahani was picked by the CBI in relation to a probe into a ponzi scandal case registered in October 2018.

He has also been accused of misappropriating funds of a company called Sunmarg Welfare Organisation.

In May 2014, the Supreme Court directed the CBI to take over investigations of all ponzi scams in West Bengal and Odisha in which millions of investors were cheated.

Sahani was brought to CBI office here on Friday night.

Related articles

India advance in style in World Junior Squash team event

Chennai: Indian boys beat Brazil 3-0 to top three-team Group F with a clean slate on Friday in...

Neighbouring nation’s unholy intentions won’t be allowed to succeed in J&K: LG

Srinagar: Amid the surge in attacks in Jammu region, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said Pakistan’s unholy...

Nearly 1,000 Indian students return to India from violence-hit Bangladesh

New Delhi: The Indian High Commission in Dhaka and the four Assistant High Commissions have helped nearly 1,000...

Haryana: ED arrests Congress MLA, his son in illegal mining case

Chandigarh: Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Sonipat Congress MLA Surinder Panwar and his son in connection with alleged illegal...