Special Task Force set up to carry out investigations

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated investigations into the suspected money laundering by managers of the Saradha Group’s chit-fund ventures against whom cases have been registered for allegedly duping thousands of investors in different States.

According to the ED sources, the probe has been taken up on the basis of four First Information Reports registered at Guwahati in Assam following complaints lodged by the local investors.

“Among those against whom investigations have been initiated are chairman-cum-managing director of Kolkata-based Saradha Group Sudipta Sen; his wife and company director Debjani Mukherjee; Tazeel Golmai of Saradha Realty; Arup Shankar Dhar, who is publisher of Seven Sisters Post; and company’s executive director Sudip Ghosh,” according to informed source.