Kolkata: Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a local court in West Bengal on Saturday remanded them to judicial custody till May 31.

Sen and a senior official of the company, Arvind Chauhan, were sent to judicial custody by Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (Bidhannagar) AHM Rahman in connection with an FIR filed by an investor Kannoj Mondal.

Five more cases were slapped on the duo during the day. In three cases, two of them alleging non-payment of salary to employees of the media arm of the group and another filed by an investor, Sen and Chauhan were sent to jail till May 22.

They were sent to jail till May 23 in connection with two other cases. One of the cases was filed by an investor alleging non-payment of returnable deposits, and another by the owner of a security agency for non-payment of dues.

The other accused Debjani Mukherjee could not be produced in court as she had to be hospitalized following stomach ailments and vomiting.


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