Saradha Scam: CBI Orders Soumendu to Appear Personally


Kolkata: Unsatisfied over the documents submitted by Contai Municipal Corporation official, the CBI probing the multi-crore Saradha scam has ordered Contai Municiaplity chairman Soumendu Adhikary also the brother of Trinamool’s Lok Sabha MP Subhendu Adhikary, to appear at the bureau’s Salt Lake office personally.

CBI had earlier served a notice to Contai Municipality over alleged financial transaction with the Saradha group following which municipality official Dilip Chauhan submitted documents at the bureau’s office on Tuesday.

The investigative agency traced several discrepancies in the documents and ordered Soumendu to appear personally. He is likely to be questioned by the sleuths. Allegations are that Contai municipality has received funds worth in crores from Saradha group.