Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh attempts ‘suicide’ in jail, hospitalised

Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP and Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh today allegedly tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills inside the Alipore Central Jail, West Bengal Correctional Home Services Minister H A Swafi said.

Ghosh has been admitted to a state-run hospital.

“Kunal Ghosh claimed that he has taken sleeping pills to commit suicide. He later on called the doctor and they found everything to be normal but still as a precautionary measure we did not take any chance and got him admitted to the SSKM Hospital,” the minister told PTI here.

Doctors there have kept Ghosh, an accused in the Saradha scam, under observation. .