ED again gets active in Saradha Ponzi scam, freezes bank accounts of erstwhile director | India News

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KOLKATA: Almost after eight years since the central agencies launched their probes in the multi-crore Saradha Chit fund scam in West Bengal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a renewed activity froze two bank accounts of an erstwhile official of the said entity, who is also a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.
Rajat Majumdar, the retired director general of the West Bengal Police who later became the vice-chairman of the Saradha Group, had also joined active politics as the Trinamool Congress’s state vice-president.
In September 2014, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Majumdar in connection with the agency’s ongoing probe into the Rs 2,000 crore Saradha Ponzi scam.
ED sources informed that Majumdar was also questioned at the agency’s Salt Lake office in two phases till late Saturday night.
His statements on this count were also recorded by the integrating…

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