File photo of Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay (C)/PTI
New Delhi: Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the CBI for his alleged involvement in Rs 60,000 Cr Rose Valley group chit fund scam.
In the morning, he reached at CBI office for questioning and later he was arrested by the central probe agency.
Earlier, Bandopadhyay had said that he would appear before the CBI on January three in connection with the investigation and co-operated with the agencies.
“I have come to clarify my position on whatever questions they have,” he said.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, “Bengal’s image has been tarnished by scams.”
On December 30, Actor-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the scam.
Tapas Pal’s daughter Sohini too appeared before the CBI for interrogation in Bhubaneswar for the second time
The Rose Valley scam is believed to be the biggest ponzi fraud in India and the scam itself is at least seven times bigger than Saradha scam.