Matang Singh sent back to jail


Kolkata: Former Union Minister Matang Singh who had been arrested by CBI for alleged involvement in Saradha scam and was admitted to SSKM hospital on grounds of illness was on Wednesday released from hospital and sent back to jail.

Singh was arrested on January 31 and was charged with criminal conspiracy and cheating.

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He was remanded to 13 days of judicial custody by court but could not be produced before court since he was admitted to hospital. The Ex Minister had earlier been questioned by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the scam.