Kolkata: The Investigating Officer (IO) of the Rose Valley chit fund scam allegedly checked into a hotel in New Delhi with the estranged wife of the main accused of the scam last month.

This development has prompted the ED to order a probe into his role. The video* and photo grabs were aired by some news channels in Bengal.

The duo travelled together by air from Kolkata to Delhi last month and later checked into a hotel in Sunder Nagar area of New Delhi.

The Enforcement Directorate said it has ordered for a probe into the incident and a “strict disciplinary action” will follow if charges are proved true.

This CCTV footage was obtained by the Kolkata police as part of its separate investigation against the activities of certain hawala dealers after note ban.

Kolkata police is also probing the matter with various angles.

*NewsX alone cannot verify the veracity of the video