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Indian investment scheme probed

Authorities in India are investigating how an investment scheme collapsed, costing households millions. Sameer Hashmi reports from West Bengal.

Thousands of households in West Bengal in India have lost their savings, after the Calcutta-based Saradha Group collapsed last month.

Attracted by the promise of high returns, many ordinary people, particularly with low incomes, had invested in financial schemes run by the group.

Sameer Hashmi travelled to the state and found that the cost of this scandal is not only financial.