Permission sought to confiscate properties of Greenray, Astha

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha
Crime Branch (CB) police on Saturday sought permission of the State Government to
confiscate the properties of two chit fund companies Green Ray and Astha
International who have allegedly duped lakhs of investors in Odisha. 

The two companies which are part of the grand multi-crore
rupee chit fund scam in the state have allegedly defrauded depositors of more
than Rs 500 crore, the sources added. 

The Economic Offences Wing of the CB submitted documents
relating to the Green Ray and Astha International to the state Finance
Department in regard to this.

“We have sought permission from the state government to go
ahead with attaching property of the two main chit fund firms Green Ray and
Astha International,” said CB ADG BK Sharma.

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