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Saradha accused in Assam

Mukherjee was produced in the Assam special court in connection with a case registered against her and Saradha group owner Sudipta Sen by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here. The ED also made a prayer before the court to confiscate properties of Saradha Realty in Assam which they had allegedly acquired with proceeds from the alleged crime. Investigations conducted by the ED has revealed that the Saradha Group collected Rs 2,459.59 crore from depositors in Assam between 2008-2009 and 2013-14. The ED, in the chargesheet filed in the PMLA court, says Saradha Group was raising money from the public between July 2008 and April 2013 through four of its companies. The four companies are Saradha Realty India Ltd (SRIL), Saradha Tours & Travels Pvt Ltd, Saradha Housing Pvt Ltd and Saradha Garden Resorts and Hotels Pvt Ltd.

Source: The Telegraph January 12, 2018 19:18 UTC