New Delhi, May 27 IBNS | 6 months ago

The regional directorate of Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted searches at the office of the Saradha Group in south Kolkata's Behala area.

The Saradha Group that went bust last year left lakhs of depositors in a fix.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had earlier cracked whip on the Saradha family and associates of late taking in custody jailed Saradha chief Sudipta Sen's wife Piyali Sen and his son Subhajit in a money laundering case.

Sudipta Sen, the Chairman and Managing Director of Saradha Group, which allegedly defrauded thousands of small investors, is now in jail in the ponzi scam. Media personality and TMC Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh is also in jail in the scam.

Sen had claimed that he was blackmailed and used by politicians mainly from Mamata Banerjee's TMC.

Sen and Saradha Group director Debjani Mukherjee were arrested in April 2013 from Jammu and Kashmir. He was absconding since Saradha Group collapsed.

(Posted on 27-05-2014)

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