Mohta was served a notice by the investigating agency regarding "acceptance of money from Rose Valley" and CBI sleuths questioned him in his office at a shopping mall in south Kolkata.
Later they took him to the CBI office at CGO Complex in Salt Lake for further interrogation and he was arrested there.
Mohta's company Shree Venkatesh Films has produced many award-winning films like Chokher Bali, Memories In March, Autograph, Raincoat and Iti Mrinalini. The firm also distributes most Bollywood and Hollywood movies in eastern India.
Some of Indian film industry's top actors and directors have worked with him.