Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed a supplementary chargesheet against three persons, including former honorary secretary of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA), in a case related to a Ponzi firm.
The CBI filed the chargesheet against Behera, Kamalakanta Das of Hotel Solan Inn and Director of AT Group Sambit Kumar Khuntia. The trio has been chargesheeted under relevant sections of IPC and Prize Chits & Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978.
CBI sources said Behera and OCA had played a role in promoting the AT Group in way of roping them in as sponsors for Ranji trophy and Odisha Premier League matches. This created a positive impression in the minds of the investors.
Behera allegedly received around Rs 1 crore as part of the deal to promote the Ponzi firm.