Saradha Scam: CBI Files Chargesheet Against Nalini Chidambaram

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Kolkata: Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday has filed a chargesheet against Nalini Chidambaram suspecting a connection in Sarada Chit fund Scam.

The officials has produced the chargesheet in a special court of CBI alleging the wife of P Chidambaram that she has embezzled the money of Saradha.

The 50-page sixth supplementary chargesheet accuses Chidambaram of entering into a criminal conspiracy with Sudipta Sen, proprietor of Saradha Group of Companies. The chargesheet mentions that Chidambaram received an amount of Rs.1.4 crores in between 2010 and 2014 to manage probes by various agencies like SEBI, ROC against Sen.

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She was the counsel for Saradha Group and received a fee of Rs.1.2 crores for appearing on behalf of a TV channel deal and the Company Law Board. Besides Chidambaram, Anubhuti Printers and Publications Private Limited and Sudipta Sen have been mentioned in the chargesheet.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is also investigating Nalini Chidambaram’s role in the Saradha chit fund scam.The ED has summoned Chidambaram on several occasions in Kolkata for her alleged involvement in the scam.

The Saradha chit fund scam is a scam is excess of Rs 2,000 crores but both agencies – ED and CBI are yet to reach a conclusion on the exact amount of the money pilfered.