Kolkata: Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from the Kolkata Uttar constituency on Friday visited Central Bureau of Investigation office regarding regarding his involvement in Rosevalley issues. An interrogation process going on with him regarding Rose valley issues.
The CBI officials said that there were transactions between Rose-valley and TMC MP Sudip Banerjee. But series of documents needs to be scrutinized in this regard. Mainly, the transaction took place under what terms and conditions, the mode of transaction will be checked.
The CBI has accused Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu and three others of defrauding investors from across the country of over Rs 17,000 crore. In its chargesheet, which was filed in January 2016, the investigative agency said it was still looking into the role of “influential people”. At the time, the agency was also examining money trails, the role of regulatory authorities and the larger conspiracy to cheat the public of their money.
The CBI summoned the two legislators for questioning in December 2016. Soon after, Paul was arrested. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had then claimed that her party members were being detained because of their opposition to demonetisation.
She had also accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party of being connected to another chit fund scam and claimed that BJP leaders Babul Supriyo and Rupa Ganguly were associated with the Rose Valley company.