Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested Odisha Youth Congress Chief Rajat Choudhury for his alleged involvement in the Artha Tatwa (AT) chit fund scam. He was later suspended from the party.
CBI made the arrest after the main accused in the AT Chit Fund scam Pradeep Sethy was questioned in the jail. Prior to that Choudhury was questioned by the CBI for his alleged the ownership of 2 flats and a vehicle.
Similarly an advocate of the Odisha High Court, Debasish Panda was also arrested for his links in the scam. He was a signatory as a witness of a shady land deal made by the former Attorney General with AT scam accused Pradeep Sethy.