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CBI questions Kolkata Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in Shillong

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arrived at the CBI office in Shillong on Saturday morning for questioning by the probe agency in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.

A CBI team from also reached its office in Shillong to probe Kolkata's top cop.

On February 7, the (CBI) had summoned Kumar for questioning on February 9 in the case related to Saradha chit fund scam.

On February 5, the had directed the 1989-batch to appear before the CBI in connection with the scam. The apex Court had said that no coercive step should be taken against Kumar, who will now appear before the probe agency in Shillong in

The directive had come against the backdrop of a 'dharna' organised by in Kolkata in protest against the CBI's move to enter Kumar's office without any warrant from the competent court.

Kumar has been serving as since January 2016. He is said to have not responded to the earlier summons from the CBI in connection with the probe into the and Saradha ponzi scams.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 11:57 IST