Chit fund scam: Court to hear bail plea of Banki MLA Tripathy today

Bhubaneswar: Banki MLA from BJD Prabhat Tripathy will be produced before Special CJM (CBI) Court on Thursday as his remand period is ending today.

The court will also hear bail plea of the Banki MLA, who was arrested by CBI on charges of links with Artha Tatwa Group (AT) scam on October 31. Tripathy was sent to CBI remand for 13 days following his arrest for further interrogation.

Sources said Triapthy was interrogated by CBI along with Seashore chief Prashant Das face-to-face during his remand.

Besides, the court will hear bail pleas of AT Group chief Pradeep Sethy today.

Bail pleas of arrested politicians Ramchandra Hansdah, Hitesh Bagarti and Subarna Naik will also be heard in the court today.