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Goa Congress leader grilled by ACB in assets case

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The Anti-Branch of police today of Opposition in the Assembly Kavlekar in connection with a disproportionate assets case registered against him.

Kavlekar, who was granted interim anticipatory bail by a court in Margao yesterday, appeared before the here today.

"He was questioned for three hours as we wanted some clarifications on missing links in the case. If required, we will call him again," a said.

The had been summoned by the ACB on February 5, but he didn't appear then, saying he was busy with preparations for the coming session of the Assembly.

Kavlekar, who represents Quepem constituency, is accused of having assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

His wife Savitri, who is a owned by him, is named in the case for abetment of crime.

The first information report (FIR) registered against the couple states that he bought properties in between January 2007 and April 2013, a period during which he was thrice of the

While his anticipatory bail plea is pending, the court in Margao yesterday directed police not to arrest him till further orders.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 18:05 IST
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