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Justice Madan Mohan Das appointed as Chit Fund Probe Panel Head

Bhubaneswar, Feb 04: Odisha government on Wednesday appointed Justice Madan Mohan Das as the panel head to probe the chit fund scam in the state.

His appointment came days after the death of Justice Radha Krushna Patra, who was the head of the panel. He passed away at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on January 28 following illness.

The panel was formed on July 9, 2013 to probe into the mega chit fund scam in Odisha.

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