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CBI interrogates West Bengal tourism secretary in connection with the Saradha Scam

Atri Bhattacharya was interrogated by the CBI economic offences wing in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam

By PTI

  • Published 22.08.19, 6:48 PM
  • Updated 22.08.19, 6:48 PM
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West Bengal tourism secretary Atri Bhattacharya was interrogated by the CBI economic offences wing in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam. Bhattacharya, the former home secretary, is the first secretary-level officer to face interrogation in connection with the scam.

He was interrogated at his office at Nabanna, the New Secretariat building in Kolkata.

It is part of the investigation of the entire Saradha scam.

CBI source to PTI

The tainted and now-defunct Saradha group had been running schemes with the objective of collecting money from the public without prior approval either from the RBI or SEBI before collapsing in April, 2013.

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