Saradha Group CMD Sudipta Sen’s close aide Debjani Mukherjee, a co-accused in the multi-crore deposit collection scam, was on Friday produced in the special court in connection with a case registered against her and Saradha group owner Sudipta Sen by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here.
She was sent to judicial custody till January 25. Sen couldn’t be produced on Friday as he was being produced in a Bengal court in connection with another case.
The Court here ordered that Sen be produced along with Debjani before it on January 25.
Erailer in November , 2017, the court had issued warrants that the two be produced before it. The ED had filed a prosecution complaint (chargesheet) in the court here, charging Sen and Mukherjee of committing offences under Section 3 of the PMLA Act, 2002.
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.
Sen and his companies own at least five plots of land in Kamrup (metro), Dhubri and Darrang districts of Assam and the total value of these properties run into crores of rupees.