The CBI and the Kolkata Police are in the midst of a dispute in the Saradha chit-fund scam case of West Bengal. The CBI team reached the house of Commissioner Rajiv Kumar, the Kolkata Police team stopped him from entering the house of Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. The police arrested the CBI officials. In fact, the CBI is searching for Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar for questioning in the Saradha chit fund case.
In the year 2014, the Supreme Court had ordered the West Bengal, Odisha and Assam state police to cooperate with the CBI and investigate all the details of the scam to the CBI. The politics of West Bengal has been heated in this scam.
The alleged scam of Rs 3,000 crore was reported in April 2013. It is alleged that companies of Sharada Group wrongly raised the money of the investors and did not return them. After the disclosure of the scandal, when agents started demanding money from agents, many agents had given up till death. There were questions on the West Bengal government regarding this scam. Sharda Group estimated to cheat more than 1 million investors There is a possibility of a loss of more than Rs 3,000 crore this scam. In April, hundreds of investors in Balasore and Odisha had accused the group that money was taken from them by promising high profit, which was not fulfilled. After this, the investigation of this case started in Odisha.
Former Sharda Group employee had filed a case against Sharda’s promoter Sudipta for not paying salary. In this case Sudipto was arrested later. Sudipto and many of his associates are now in jail. Due to involvement in the scam, senior Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh has also been arrested.