Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who is hospitalised after allegedly attempting suicide yesterday in jail, today claimed that “those guilty and involved in the Saradha scam are roaming free” and demanded that they be arrested.
“Those persons who are roaming scot-free and still not apprehended in the Saradha scam case, should be arrested”, Ghosh, who was arrested the th Saradha chitfund scam, told reporters while he was being taken to Bangur Institute of Neurology for medical tests from SSKM Hospital.
Ghosh allegedly consumed several sedative pills in his cell last night in a bid to commit suicide.
In the last hearing when he was produced by the CBI in the court, Ghosh had threatened that he would be forced to commit suicide if the persons whom he had named in the Saradha scam case were not arrested by CBI.
Ghosh was first arrested by West Bengal Police and later shifted to CBI custody after the central agency took charge of the probe.
Escorted by police personnel, Ghosh stood up for a brief moment before the reporters who were present.
Ghosh had allegedly named few influential political personalities of the ruling Trinamool Congress during the course of interrogation by CBI.