After Saradha scam, Matang Sinh, 10 others booked in alleged Canara Bank loan case

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New Delhi | Updated: Aug 09, 2016 9:18 PM

Along with Matang Sinh, his estranged wife Manoranjana, his erstwhile company NE Television Network Pvt Limited and 10 others have been charge-sheeted by the CBI in the loan default case.

matang sinh l ptiAlong with Matang Sinh, his estranged wife Manoranjana, his erstwhile company NE Television Network Pvt Limited and 10 others have been charge-sheeted by the CBI in the loan default case. (PTI)

After Saradha Ponzy scheme case, the CBI on Tuesday filed charge sheet against former Union Minister Matang Sinh for allegedly cheating Canara Bank in the loan of Rs 7.5 crore. Along with Sinh, his  estranged wife Manoranjana, his erstwhile company NE Television Network Pvt Limited and 10 others have been charge-sheeted as an accused by the CBI in the loan default case.

Along with Matang, Chartered Accountants Nagesh Behl, and Subhash Chandra Singhal, private persons Kumud Goyal, Mahesh Garg, Amit Khurana, Nikhil Behl, Pawan Kumar Singh and Anil Aggarwal have also been made accused in the charge sheet. The sources said it is alleged that they had availed loan of Rs five crore along with over draft facility of Rs 2.5 crore in 2005 for setting up an entertainment and music
channel in Guwahati.

Matang Sinh is also facing CBI probe in Saradha ponzy scheme case, for which he was arrested on January 31. His ex-wife Manoranjana Singh is alsoan accused in Saradha Chit Fund Scam. Earlier on December 23 last year, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had reportedly attached a flat belonging to Sinh in Versova, Mumbai, and an entire building in Guwahati.

With the help of others, Matang Sinh, former Congress MP of Assam, helped start Ne Television Network Private Limited was incorporated on October 24, 2004. Sinh acted as one of it’s directors. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam in 1992 and served as union minister of state in parliamentary affairs from 1994 to 1998.

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