Rose Valley chit fund scam: Subhra Kundu brought to Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Subhra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley Group chairman Gautam Kundu, was today brought to Odisha capital by the CBI after being arrested on January 15.

The central agency has brought Subhra to Bhubaneswar on transit remand and will produce her before the Special CBI Court here.

She was arrested from Kolkata in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam. After obtaining transit remand from a court in Kolkata, the CBI brought her to Bhubaneswar as the case has been registered in Odisha capital.

Her husband, Gautam Kundu, was arrested by the  Enforcement Directorate (ED) in March, 2015 and has been lodged in jail since then. So far, the ED has attached more than Rs 2,300 crore properties of Rose Valley Group.

Having cast its net across the states of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Odisha, Jharkhand and Maharashtra among others, Rose Valley Group is alleged to have illegally raised several thousand crore of rupees from the public.

In a chargesheet submitted in the Special CJM court in Bhubaneswar, the CBI had charged the ponzi firm of defrauding depositors of Rs 17,000 crore, out of which Rs 450 crore is from Odisha. The company was active in Odisha with 28 branches.

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