Matang to ‘celebrate’ Holi in Jail


Kolkata: The Alipore Court on Saturday extended Matang Singh’s jail custody till March 7. Former Union Minister Matang Singh was produced at the Alipore court on Saturday, after his day CBI custody ended on Saturday.

Matang Singh is a leader of Indian National Congress and a former Union Minister of India. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam in 1992 and served as Union Minister of State in Parliamentary Affairs from 1994 to 1998.

He was arrested by CBI on 31 January 2015 for his alleged involvement in Saradha Chit fund scam.