Po­lice Chief, ex-TMC MP face-to-face

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The CBI made Kolkata Po­lice Com­mis­sioner Ra­jeev Ku­mar and for­mer TMC MP Ku­nal Ghosh sit face-to-face at the probe agency's of­fice in con­nec­tion with the in­ter­ro­ga­tion in the chit fund scams, of­fi­cials said. Each of them were ques­tioned sep­a­rately in the ini­tial pe­riod, an of­fi­cial said.

Kolkata Po­lice Com­mis­sioner Ra­jeev Ku­mar was in­ter­ro­gated by the CBI for a sec­ond day here on Sun­day in con­nec­tion with the chit fund scams, an of­fi­cial said.

The probe agency may con­front Ku­mar with for­mer Tri­namool Con­gress MP Ku­nal Ghosh who has also been sum­moned to the CBI of­fice here in Oak­land, in con­nec­tion with the Rose Val­ley and Saradha chit fund scams, the of­fi­cial told IANS on the con­di­tion of anonymity

Ghosh, who was ar­rested in Novem­ber 2013 was granted in­terim bail by the Cal­cutta High Court in 2016, ar­rived at the of­fice at 10 a.m, while Ku­mar reached half an hour later.

"Our in­ves­ti­ga­tion team will in­ter­ro­gate both of them," the of­fi­cial said.

On Satur­day, the CBI in­ter­ro­gated Ku­mar for eight hours for "with­hold­ing and tam­per­ing im­por­tant doc­u­ments" in the scams.

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