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CBI interrogates Seashore Scam accused in Jharpada Jail

SeashoreCBI officials on Saturday interrogated Seashore Chief Prashant Dash and his brother Prabhat Dash and real estate broker Subhankar Nayak at Jharpada Jail in connection of Chit Fund Scam.

The CBI SP and Interrogating Officer (IO), has got special permission from CBI court to interrogate the trio inside the jail for three days.

Prashant Dash, CMD of Seashore Group of Companies was currently in judicial custody who was primarily involved in an illegal collection of deposits worth Rs 500 crore from the public with false promises.

For laundering such public deposits, he had created many shell companies and multi-purpose co-operative societies and duped the money.

Seashore Group is one of the companies in the state which came under the range of CBI and ED investigation following an order of the Supreme Court to probe their finances and transactions. A case has been registered against it in the year 2014.

The team also questioned Subhankar Nayak who was allegedly involved with the Seashore Company and acting as the intermediary between the company and the other parties.

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