CBI custody of Sudipta Sen, two others extended by three days
The CBI custody of the main accused in the Saradha chitfund scam, Sudipta Sen, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh and another person was on Monday extended by a city court by three days. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Haradhan Mukhopadhyay extended the custody of the three accused on a plea by the CBI that further interrogation was required in connection with documents related to funds collected by the Saradha Group. Apart from Sen and Ghosh, the custody of Debjani Mukherjee, a close associate of Sen, was also extended by the court. The court sent three others, Manoj Nagel, Arvind Chouhan and Somnath Dutta, who were senior officials of the Saradha Group of companies, to judicial custody till 7 July.