Chit fund scam: Sudip Bandyopadhyay sent to 14-day judicial custody

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Bhubaneshwar(Odisha) [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Thursday sent to judicial custody for 14 days in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam. "Centre and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are trying to malign me because I raised demonetisation issue in Parliament," Bandyopadhyay told ANI. The CBI, earlier on Monday, demanded eight days remand of Bandyopadhyay. The Special CBI Court, had on January 4, 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. Bandyopadhyay's arrest had unleashed intense clash between the BJP and TMC workers in various parts of West Bengal.(ANI)