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Saradha: ED waiting for CBI probe

The Enforcement Directorate team, dealing with the Saradha scam, is waiting for CBI investigation to chargesheet the people involved in the multi crore scam. The investigating officials have been finalizing the charges against political leaders, businessmen who struck unholy deal with Saradha boss Sudipto Sen. The ED is believed to have traced a substantial part of the proceeds of the crime. Once the CBI probe is over, then ED will be able to file a prosecution complaint (chargesheet) against the accused. The official said that the department had attached properties worth Rs3.50 crore apart from the attachment of the properties in West Bengal, Assam and Odhisha. The ED had conducted more than 100 interrogations and arrested three people.
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