Saradha scam: Media baron sent to CBI custody

Kolkata: A court here on Tuesday sent West Bengal media tycoon Ramesh Gandhi, arrested for his alleged complicity in the Saradha scam, to four days CBI custody.

Gandhi was presented before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (Alipore) Sumana Garain who remanded him to custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till September 11.

The CBI on Monday had arrested the chairman and managing director of Rainbow Productions on charges of taking financial benefits from the tainted group.

According to the agency, Gandhi was closely associated with Saradha boss and scam kingpin Sudipta Sen and huge funds were allegedly transferred to his own and his company bank accounts.