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Chit fund Scam: CBI demands eight days remand of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay

Updated: Jan 09, 2017 17:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday again demanded eight days remand of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Special CBI Court sent Bandyopadhyay to six-day CBI remand.

Bandyopadhyay was arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the scam. He was arrested hours after he appeared before the CBI for interrogation in connection with the scam.

Before being taken for the interrogation, Bandyopadhyay, took a veiled attack at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stating that he was arrested because of his opposition to the demonetisation drive.

"This (arrest) is the result of my role in Lok Sabha," he said.

Bandyopadhyay's arrest had unleashed intense clash between the BJP and TMC workers in various parts of West Bengal.

Stones were pelted at the BJP headquarters in Kolkata, leaving several of its workers injured.

BJP leader Krishna Bhattacharya's house was allegedly attacked last night by TMC workers protesting against the arrest of Bandyopadhyay.

The police have registered a case in this regard. (ANI)