Saradha scam: Accused Sudipta Sen names leaders from Congress, TMC
In a new progress in the infamous Saradha fraud situation, previous Chairman Sudipta Sen has penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Main Minister Mamata Banerjee naming heavyweight politicians throughout social gathering traces, who have allegedly been benefitted by the Ponzi scheme. The Saradha fraud broke out into the open up in 2013 when a ponzi plan operate by the Saradha Group, a consortium of about 200 private providers, collapsed after collecting hundreds and 1000’s of crores from more than 15 lakh investors.
On December 1, Sen wrote a handwritten letter from his cell in the Presidency jail, detailing the amounts allegedly taken from him by numerous politicians belonging to the Congress, BJP, Trinamool Congress and the CPI (M). In a 2-site letter, the Saradha kingpin had alleged that MP and President of West Bengal Congress Committee, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, experienced acquired ₹6 crores from him. He also claimed that CPI (M) leaders Sujan Chakraborty and Biman Bose had been illegally benefitted to the tune of ₹9 crores and ₹2 crores respectively.
Though naming former TMC MLA and now BJP chief, Mukul Roy, Sudipta Sen alleged that he is not able to recollect the amount of a ‘large sum of money’ that Roy had taken from him. He also explained that the rebel TMC MLA Suvendu Adhikary experienced also taken ₹6 crores from him. The previous Chairman of the Saradha team has expressed disappointment more than inaction versus the explained politicians, who have remained scot-free, even with having been a party to the financial fraud.
He also asked for the CBI and the Point out police to taken action against the politicians he has named in the letter. Sudipta Sen even further wrote that individuals who have been the beneficiaries of the Ponzi plan have been his most vocal critics in the public sphere. In his letter, he had also alleged that it pained him to see that people who ‘cheated’ the public are now signing up for the BJP.
Presidency Jail Superintendent Debashis Chakraborty informed, “Sudipta Sen wrote a letter, in accordance with the guidelines of the jail. It has been sent to the better authorities.” Reportedly, his letter has now attained the Main Minister’s Business office.
Sudipta Sen, in a confessional letter to the CBI in 2013 had created various promises with considerably-achieving political implications. In the letter, Sen claimed that he had not only compensated hefty pay-out quantities to Trinamool leaders but also influential Congress leader in Assam Matang Sinh, and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s spouse Nalini Chidambaram.
Political reactions to the scandalous revelations of Sudipta Sen
Whilst the Trinamool Congress is yet to comment on the issue, the Congress get together and the CPI (M) has dismissed all the charges. They alleged that it is an endeavor to tarnish the title of their functions ahead of the Vidhan Sabha polls. They also questioned his silence for above 7.5 decades and the timing of the letter. Threatening to get authorized motion, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stated, “TMC governing administration is in a point out of stress. For that reason, it is hoping to malign the image of Congress and CPI (M) leaders. The accused in the Saradha fraud is the mouthpiece of the party… Are they creating him (Sudipta Sen) do this?”
CPI(M) leader Sujan Chakraborty mentioned that even following 7 a long time of investigation, the CBI and the Point out federal government did not obtain something versus me. “Now, an ‘anguished’ Sudipta Sen is composing to the Prime Minister and Main Minister. I really don’t know if this will assist to boost his impression. Nonetheless, his nefarious strategies are now caught purple-handed, “he said.
it is exciting to note that even though Sen has named TMC chief Suvendu Adhikary, he is rumoured to be becoming a member of BJP shortly. Adhikary has presently resigned from the ministry.