ED seals accounts of East Bengal's holding company

Written by PTI | Kolkata | Updated: Sep 30 2014, 20:37pm hrs
Enforcement Directorate, Kolkata region has sealed the accounts of Kingfisher United East Bengal Private Limited, the holding company of Kingfisher East Bengal football club, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam probe.

"Accounts of the holding company Kingfisher United East Bengal Club Private Limited has been sealed by the ED," a senior official of the directorate told PTI.

He said that the accounts of club per se had not been sealed.

The source said that the club on receiving around Rs 4 crore from the Saradha group had transferred the money immediately to the accounts of the holding company.

"The acounts have been sealed in the interest of the probe," he said.

Earlier, ED officials had interrogated senior office bearers of East Bengal. One of the officials of the club was put under jail custody by CBI.