Bhubaneswar, Nov 22: BJD MLA from Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Pravat Biswal was interrogated along with his wife Laxmibilasini Biswal by the CBI sleuths in connection with Seashore chit fund scam.
Pravat was grilled for around five hours. His wife, who is a former chairperson of Cuttack Zilla Parishad appeared before the agency few hours after the MLA for her alleged links with the Seashore group of companies.
Talking to media, Pravat said that he was asked about the details regarding a land deal between his wife and Seashore group.
Laxmibilasini Biswal had sold 34 gunthas land in Jajpur district to the chir fund firm for Rs 29 lakh. However, she did not comment on the issue.