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Odisha chit fund scam: ED seeks 10-day remand for Sambit Khuntia

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Reported by Santosh Jagdev

Bhubaneswar, Mar 11:

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a petition before the District and Session Judge Court, Khordha seeking a 10-day remand of Sambit Khuntia, one of the directors of Artha Tatwa (AT) group which allegedly swindled crores of rupees from investors across Odisha.

Sambit Khuntia, Former AT Group director
Sambit Khuntia, Former AT Group director

The ED will interrogate Khuntia on the money trail of the transactions that he had carried out with the Ponzi company and its chief Pradeep Sethy.

Khuntia, who was arrested by the central agency in August last year, is currently under judicial custody.

The preliminary charge sheet file by the CBI mentioned fraud worth Rs 200 crore committed by the company.