Saradha Scam:CBI files supplementary chargesheet

KOLKATA: The CBI on Wednesday filed a supplementary charge sheet in connection to the Saradha Chit Fund Scam. The names of West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, former Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose, Saradha Group chief’s aide Naresh Balodia and suspended party MP Kunal Ghosh are included in it.The CBI Special Crime branch, probing the multi-crore scam, submitted its supplementary charge sheet to the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Haradhan Mukherjee at Alipore Court on Wednesday.

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 said.

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 Alipore Court on November 17, 2014.

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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.