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AT Chit Fund Scam: ED seeks 7-day Remand of Manoj Pattnaik

Bhubaneswar, Feb 11: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday sought 7-day remand of Manoj Pattnaik, one of the directors of AT Group, a major player in the chit fund scam in Odisha.

The ED appealed the District and Session Judge court here to take Manoj on a 7-day remand for further interrogation in the ponzi scam.

Earlier, Manoj had been taken by CBI on a 5-day remand in the case.

He was arrested by the police on May 31, 2014 in connection with the massive chit fund scam. But he was granted an anticipatory bail. Later, he was arrested in connection with the fraud in gold trading business operated by the AT Group.

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