Artha Tatwa ponzi scam: SC directs Orissa High Court for expeditious disposal of CBI plea

Additional Solicitor General appearing on behalf of the petitioner contended that the hearing of petition against Ashok Mohanty is pending with the Special Court for a long time due to the interim order passed by the Orissa High Court. 

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has directed the Orissa High Court to dispose of petition pertaining to multi-crore Artha Tatwa chit fund scam in an expeditious manner. 

A bench of Justices AS Bopanna and Pamidighantam Sri Narasimha issued the direction on September 12 while hearing the petitions filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, an accused in the ponzi scam.