NSE scam case: ‘Himalayan Yogi’ in market manipulation case is Anand Subramanian

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday night arrested Anand Subramanian, former chief operating officer of NSE, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

“The arrest happened after three days of continued questioning in Chennai, he would be produced before the special court for custody,” said the person.

Subramanian was produced virtually before a Delhi court. He has been remanded to CBI custody till 6 March.

According to a second person who declined to be named, the CBI has unearthed that Subramanian was the faceless ‘yogi’ who was communicating with Chitra Ramkrishna, former chief of NSE.

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in its order passed on 11 February had found that Ramkrishna was leaking sensitive information of the exchange including financial data with an unknown email id belonging to a certain ‘rigyajursama’.

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