The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) mentioned the name of Nalini Chidambaram, wife of the former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, in the sixth supplementary charge sheet in connection with the Saradha Group scam.
The CBI on Monday submitted the supplementary charge sheet before the Alipore Court in connection with the Saradha Realty Case.
In the charge sheet, the central investigating agency mentioned that she was lawyer of Manoranjana Sinh, the wife of former Congress MP Matang Sinh. CBI had earlier questioned her in connection with the scam.
Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen had mentioned in his 18-page letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation that he had given more than Rs 1 crore to the senior lawyer Nalini Chidambaram and he had given the money after being asked by Manoranjana Sinh.
Sen had also written in the letter that he had also had to pay for her stay in hotels during her visit to Kolkata.
He had mentioned that Matang Sinh had introduced him to Nalini Chidambaram.
Sen had written the letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation in 2013 realising that his chit fund group is facing financial crisis and subsequently he had fled. The police had arrested him from Kashmir.
Monday’s charge sheet also contains the name of businessman Shantanu Ghosh, Manoranjana Sinh, Sudipta Sen and two companies – Xenitis Group and JNN Limited.
Ghosh was the owner of Xenitis Group and he had sold out his company to Saradha Group at a premium.