Kolkata, Dec 4: The Central Bureau of Investigation is all set to question Trinamool Congress MP, Ahmed Hasan Imran in connection with the Saradha scam case.
Ahmed Hasan Imran had also been questioned by the Enforcement Directorate for his alleged role in the scam a few months back. [TMC MP Imran under radar of government agencies]
The Serious Frauds Investigation Office in its lengthy report had accused several ruling party leaders in West Bengal of trying to hush up the scam.
It had also said that several leaders were involved in the scam and during the visit by the SFIO team to West Bengal there was no cooperation from the administration. The SFIO had concluded by saying that the CBI should probe into the matter. [TMC MP's link with terror group SIMI, Jamat exposed]
Imran accused of helping Sudipto Sen
The CBI which will question Imran in connection with the scam is interested in knowing the money trail. He has been accused of helping the Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen to move money out of West Bengal and allegedly park it in Bangladesh.
Imran is accused of helping Sudipto Sen move money out of West Bengal.
CBI to question Imran on his alleged Bangladesh link
It was also alleged that his close ties to the Jamaat-e-Islami, thanks to his SIMI association is what made the job of moving the money easier.
The CBI has a lot to ask him. In the wake of fresh evidence from Bangladesh the CBI will seek answers about the manner in which the money was moved. Moreover, it would also seek to know his exact links to the Saradha scam and why he was interested in helping out the accused. [Who is Ahmed Hasan Imran?]
Bangladesh has red flagged Imran and has repeatedly told Indian investigators that he poses a risk. Bangladesh has accused him of fanning emotions against Bangladesh by supporting the Jamaat. They have also complained that he had helped the Jamaat hold anti Bangladesh rallies in West Bengal.