Kolkata CP ques­tioned for 2 nd day by CBI

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SHIL­LONG: The CBI has been ques­tion­ing Kolkata Po­lice Com­mis­sioner Ra­jeev Ku­mar and for­mer TMC MP Ku­nal Ghosh by mak­ing them sit face to face at the probe agency’s of­fice here in con­nec­tion with the Saradha chit fund and Rose Val­ley scams, of­fi­cials said Sun­day.

The marathon ques­tion­ing of Ku­mar that be­gan at 10.30 am, was still on at 9.30 pm when this re­port was filed.

The ques­tion­ing by the CBI, be­ing done as per the di­rec­tions of the Supreme Court, con­tin­ued for the sec­ond day on Sun­day. A two-mem­ber CBI team, who are the In­ves­ti­gat­ing Of­fi­cers in the Saradha and Rose Val­ley scams, ar­rived here in the af­ter­noon. Ku­mar and Ghosh were grilled in the ini­tial pe­riod by a 10-mem­ber team of the CBI, the of­fi­cials said.

The Kolkata Po­lice chief was quizzed for nearly nine hours on Satur­day by three se­nior CBI of­fi­cers about his al­leged role in tam­per­ing of cru­cial ev­i­dence in the case, they said.

Ku­mar had led the spe­cial in­ves­ti­ga­tion team (SIT) formed by West Ben­gal Chief Min­is­ter Ma­mata Ban­er­jee to probe the Saradha scam be­fore the case was handed over to the CBI by the apex court.

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