Nalini Chidambram Summoned for ED Probe in Saradha Chit Fund Scam
- The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of P Chidamabram, in connection with its money laundering probe into the Saradha chit fund scam case.
- Nalini has been asked to appear before the Investigating Officer in the case early next month in Kolkata. Her statement is expected to be recorded under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
- A Supreme Court lawyer, the matter pertains to the legal fee paid to her by the Saradha group.
The amount in question is Rs 1.26 crore.
- The lawyer is believed to have advised her client against the Rs 42-crore investment by the group to acquire a TV channel in the country’s northeast.
With inputs from PTI