- Current Affairs
- Entertainment and Lifestyle
GUWAHATI: Inspection of the Enforcement Directorate has revealed some more information about a strong connection of Assam Congress President Anjan Dutta with the high profile Saradha Chit fund scam, that has duped many companies and investors across the country.
On Wednesday, a two member team of the Enforcement Directorate examined the bank details of Assam Congress Chief Anjan Dutta in connection with Saradha chit fund scam. The team came from Kolkata examined two of the bank accounts of Anjan Dutta located at in the Dispur and Chandmari branch of SBI.
During the inspection, ED found that Anjan Dutta had taken a sum of 1.5 crore in the name of a publication house named as "." run by the Congress name by four cheques.
Notably, On March, The CBI had questioned Anjan Dutta in connection with its probe into the Saradha Chit fund scam.
The agency had also searched his premises on August 28 last year and questioned him.
There are four FIRs against Saradha Group in which it is alleged that thousands of investors were allegedly duped by company officials and their associates who swindled their deposits. Besides, there are 44 FIRs in Odisha against ponzi companies.
The Supreme Court had handed over the Saradha chit fund scam probe to CBI and asked the state governments concerned to provide all logistical help to the CBI team investigating the matter. After registering over 50 cases to probe chit fund scam scam on the directions of the Supreme Court, CBI has also been looking into the role of Sebi, authorities under the Companies Act and Reserve Bank of India.