PC wife faces CBI heat in Saradha fraud case

Charge sheet filed against Nalini Chi­dambaram says she got `1.4cr from group

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The CBI has filed a charge sheet against Nalini Chi­dambaram, the wife of for­mer Union fi­nance min­is­ter P Chi­dambaram, al­leg­ing she had re­ceived `1.4 cr from Saradha group of com­pa­nies, em­broiled in a chit fund scam, of­fi­cials said Fri­day.

“It is al­leged she en­tered into a crim­i­nal con­spir­acy with Sudipta Sen, the pro­pri­etor of Saradha group, and other ac­cused per­sons with an in­ten­tion of cheat­ing and mis­ap­pro­pri­a­tion of funds of Saradha group of com­pa­nies,” CBI spokesper­son Abhishek Dayal said.

“The CBI al­leged that Manoran­jana Sinh, the es­tranged wife of for­mer Union min­is­ter Matang Sinh, in­tro­duced Sen to Nalini Chi­dambaram to man­age probes by var­i­ous agen­cies like SEBI, ROC against him for which she re­ceived `1.4 crore dur­ing 2010-12 through his com­pa­nies,” he said. “The charge sheet was filed in a spe­cial court in Kolkata,” he said.

The group had raised `2,500 crore from peo­ple lur­ing with at­tract­ing in­ter­est rates which were not re­paid.Sen had closed op­er­a­tions of com­pany in 2013 af­ter fail­ing to pay re­turns.

This is the sixth charge sheet in the Saradha scam which was handed over to the Cen­tral Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion by the Supreme Court in 2014.

Mean­while, a Delhi court on Fri­day ex­tended till Fe­bru­ary 1 the in­terim pro­tec­tion from ar­rest granted to for­mer Union min­is­ter P Chi­dambaram and his son Karti in the Air­cel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED.

This is the sixth charge sheet in the Saradha case which was handed over to the Cen­tral Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion by Supreme Court in 2014

Nalini Chi­dambaram, wife of for­mer Union fi­nance min­is­ter P Chi­dambaram, en­tered into a crim­i­nal con­spir­acy with Sudipta Sen, the pro­pri­etor of Saradha group, with an in­ten­tion of cheat­ing the com­pany, a CBI spokesper­son said.

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