Matang Singh in CBI custody till 21 Feb

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Kolkata: Former Union Minister Matang Singh was produced at Alipore court on Sunday. He was arrested by CBI in connection with the Saradha scam. He was accused of selling a Northeastern news channel to Saradha chief Sudipta Sen for 28 Crores.

He has been remanded to CBI custody till 21 February.

After CBI arrested Singh, he has been admitted to the NRS Medical College Hospital after he complained of Stomach ailment. He had been grilled by the Enforcement Directorate and CBI many times before for his role in the multi-crore Saradha scam, which robbed millions of people of their hard earned money.