Basirhat: The chit fund scam continued to extract deadly toll across the state after duping millions of people of their hard earned money. An agent of the chit fund company I-core limited committed suicide unable to bear on the pressure exerted by the investors after the company duped many of their possessions.
The deceased identified as Kartik Das was a resident of Taki area in Hasnabad, was found dead in his room on Monday morning. Police rushed to the spot after the incident was reported. Kartik’s family said that Das was mentally devastated after the chit fund scam made him bankrupt. Police sent the body for postmortem.