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AT link: Minister Dasburma’s kin appears before CBI for quizzing

Bhubaneswar, Aug 11: Satyapriya Jaisingh, brother-in-law of Odisha Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma on Thursday appeared before the CBI for interrogation in connection with Artha Tatwa (AT) Group fraud.
Though the CBI, probing the multi- thousand crore chit fund scam in the State, summoned Jaisingh to appear before it in person on Monday for clarification, but he did not turn up citing health problem and sought time.
Jayasingh, who is a realtor by profession and is director of at least six companies, including Team Media and Hospitality Private Limited, that publishes a vernacular daily. The Central agency suspected that the company has taken huge money from AT Group.

Sources said Jayasingh who has been served notice under Section 160 of the CrPC.

Notably, on April 4, CBI summoned Minister under Section 91 of the CrPC asking him to submit certain documentary evidence about the SUVs (Pajero) he was gifted reportedly by AT Group chief Pradeep Sethy.
However, the Minister has been refuting the allegation that Sethi gifted the SUV to him saying he bought the vehicle under finance schemes.

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