The CBI on Friday afternoon arrested Subhra Kundu, a former actress and wife of Gautam Kundu, from Kolkata in connection with the Rs 17,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.
In 2014, the Supreme Court asked the CBI to investigate the biggest money-laundering scam in West Bengal.
Two Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha members, Sudip Bandopadhyay and Tapas Pal, were arrested by the CBI in 2017 in connection with the scam. Pal died last year, months after he was released on bail.
Subhra’s arrest came two days after that of former TMC Rajya Sabha MP and businessman KD Singh in Delhi in connection with an alleged money laundering case.
Subhra Kundu was reportedly under scanner for a long time as she is the director of two sister companies of Rose Valley.
Although these companies are officially closed, some bank transactions have been detected in the accounts by these companies.
According to reports, Subhra Kundu could not provide any satisfactory answer regarding the same.