Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in Saradha Group chit fund scam, was on Friday sent to police custody for four days in a fresh case of cheating by a local court.
Purba Kundu, ACJM of Chandangar Sub-Divisional Court, remanded Ghosh in four days police custody in a complaint of cheating registered by Shankar Manna on 27 April at Chandannagar police station.
Manna complained to the police that he had invested Rs70,000 in two instalments to tours and travels wing of Saradha chit fund company but the company later closed down.
On the basis of this complaint, the police today sought to interrogate Ghosh who was CEO of Saradha media wing.
Another executive of Saradha tours and travels, Somanth Datta was also remanded to jail custody for 14 days on the basis of the same complaint.