In a big development, the CBI has named Congress leader P. Chidamabaram’s wife, Nalini Chidambaram in Sharada Chit fund scam case.
It is learnt that Nalini's name has been included in the supplementary chargesheet. The CBI Charge Sheet alleges that Nalini Chidambaram had received Rs 1.4 crore from Saradha group of companies.
It is alleged she entered into a criminal conspiracy with Sudipta Sen, the proprietor of Saradha group, and other accused persons with an intention of cheating and misappropriation of funds of Saradha group of companies, CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said here.
The CBI alleged that Manoranjana Sinh, the estranged wife of former Union minister Matang Sinh, introduced Sen to Nalini Chidambaram.
It is alleged that Nalini received Rs 1.4 crore during 2010-12 to manage probes by various agencies like SEBI, ROC.
This is the sixth charge sheet in the Saradha scam which was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation by the Supreme Court in 2014.