Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested former Congress MP Matang Singh in Saradha chit fund scam. Singh was arrested after being questioned by CBI earlier in the day.
The Congress MP was summoned by CBI at least five times but he did not appear earlier. Singh is alleged of selling a North East television channel to Saradha chief Sudipto Sen for Rs 28 crore.
Earlier in May 2014, the enforcement directorate had interrogated Matang Singh ex wife of Manoranjana in the multi-crore scam case.
CBI till now has arrested three Trinmool Congress leaders and Saradha chief in connection to the Saradha chit fund scam.