The trio duped 32 lakh investors, the Enforcement Directorate said
The Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill has been through a Standing Committee for scrutiny.
CBI was seeking custodial interrogation of Kumar on grounds that he had given evasive replies during questioning.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to telecom service providers Vodafone and Airtel on a CBI plea claiming that the two service providers were not co-operating with the probe agency in furnishing the call records of the accused in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
The chit fund scam in West Bengal echoed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with Left and Congress members accusing the Trinamool Congress of looting money of lakhs of investors.
Ghosh had written to the Prime Minister flagging the Saradha Scam and possibilities of the evidence being tampered with by the then Bidhan Nagar Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in 2013 - 2014.
Kumar arrived in the state capital of Meghalaya on Friday evening from Kolkata via Guwahati by road with three more West Bengal cadre IPS officers and his younger brother.
Mamata’s continuing tirade against Modi and her effort to bring the opposition together on the singular issue of ‘Oust Modi’ in the coming elections has already started showing some results.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and "faithfully" cooperate with the agency
The high voltage drama playing out in Kolkata between Mamata Banerjee and a discredited CBI is nothing but political manoeuvring as both BJP and Trinamool Congress are out to score political points ahead of the general elections.
The ministry has decided to deploy central forces at the official and residential premises of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in West Bengal and the MHA is now closely monitoring the situation.
The CBI has alleged that the investigation in ponzi scam cases was being hindered and investigation officers were harassed.
Newly-appointed CBI Chief Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge over the probe agency on Monday.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped meals and stayed awake the entire night on a makeshift dais along with some senior ministers and party members.
Opposition parties expressed solidarity with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who began a sit-in protest over the CBI's attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams.
Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu is in jail in a money laundering case.
The news of the arrest of Suman Chattopadhyay found little or no coverage at all in Kolkata media.
The editor of Ei Shomoy, the Bengali daily brought out by the Times of India group, had earlier been questioned by the CBI but Suman Chattopadhyay arrest is significant because it is the second high profile journalist to be accused in the scandal.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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