Kolkata: A city court on Tuesday extended the bail plea hearing of Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, an accused in the Saradha chit fund scam. The govt advocate is not present in city court today for hearing. So court was decided to extend his bail plea hearing.
Mitra, former Transport Minister, had surrendered before the court after his bail was cancelled by the Calcutta High Court on November 20. The TMC leader was earlier arrested on December 12, 2014.
Mitra, who had resigned from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Cabinet, was asked to immediately surrender before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate. The High Court had on November 5 ordered Mitra to be kept under house arrest till November 17, 2015.