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TMC MP Sougata Roy fails to appear before CBI

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

MP Sougata Roy, who was called by to appear today to face interrogation related to the Narada tapes case, did not turn up at the investigation agency's office at Nizam Palace here.

sources said that Roy was summoned to appear to explain his involvement in the alleged Narada tapes where he was purpotedly shown accepting money from a businessman in the sting operation.

Matthew Samuels of Narada posed as a businessman to conduct a sting operation on several leaders, including MPs, MLAs and ministers.

So far, MP Sultan Ahmed and Iqbal Ahmed have been already interrogated by in the same case.

According to the sources, CBI would decide on the next date of appearance and subsequently issue another summon to Roy.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 15:57 IST