Odisha chit fund scam: CBI arrests 2 media owners

Madhu Mohanty
More BJD leaders under CBI scanner 
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14: The Central Bureau of Investigation
(CBI), investing the mega chit-fund scam on Sunday arrested Odia TV Channel ‘Kamyab TV’ owner Manoj Das and Odia newspaper ‘Odisha Bhaskar’ owner Madhu Mohanty on charges of having
links with chit firm Artha Tatwa Group’s (AT) financial irregularities.
The Central agency re-summoned both the media owners for the fourth
time on Sunday and interrogated them for hours and finally arrested them at
around 10 pm.
Meanwhile, the CBI also interrogated ruling BJD executive body
member Asish Sahu known to have been very close to an influential BJD MLA. Earlier
on Friday BJD youth leader Biswaranjan Khatai was quizzed by the CBI for his
alleged involvement with AT Group;s financial fraud.
The ponzi firm’s chief Pradeep Sethy is lodged in jail.

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