Saradha scam: CBI files supplementary chargesheet

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Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet in a city court in the Saradha scam indicting former union minister Matang Sinh’s estranged wife Manoranjana and others.

In the latest chargesheet filed in the multi-crore-rupee scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation named Manoranjana, Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and entrepreneur Shantanu Ghosh.

The trio has been charged with criminal conspiracy, cheating, criminal breach of trust and under the Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act.

Manoranjana, a former journalist, had allegedly sold her shares in an audio-visual channel to the Saradha Group.

Ghosh, the owner of now defunct Xenitis Group, had allegedly compelled Sen to buy his automobile company with “huge liabilities” at an inflated price.

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