TMC MP Srinjoy Bose arrested by CBI in connection with Saradha Scam

Kolkata, Nov 21: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Srinjoy Bose on Friday, Nov 21. The MP has been arrested in connection with his alleged link with infamous Saradha scam.

TMC MP Srinjoy Bose arrested by CBI in connection with Saradha Scam

Saradha Scam Shocker: TMC MP arrested

This may become a major setback for TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as Srinjoy is one of her close aides. The investigating agency summoned Bose and grilled him for six hours on Friday.

Just days after Trinamool Congress and former director general of the state armed police Rajat Majumdar’s arrest, Bose was summoned to CBI office in Kolkata. Bose has been accused of blackmailing the main accused of Saradha scam — Sudipto Sen. Earlier it was reported that Bose allegedly used to take Rs 60 lakh per month from Sen. According to sources, Bose had helped Sen and Saradha Group when it had started its media venture in 2010. The Rajya Sabha MP allegedly had taken money from Sen at different occasions. The CBI claimed that Bose had misled the investigation as his statements did not match with documents which have been seized by the the investigating agency.

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