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Rajeev Kumar arrives for 3rd day of questioning in Saradha chit fund scam

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on Monday arrived at the office here for questioning in connection with Saradha scam.

This is the third day of his questioning by the central investigative agency.

Earlier in the day, former arrived at the office in the state capital for the second day of interrogation in connection with the case.

The grilled Kumar and Ghosh for nearly twelve hours on Sunday in connection with the and Saradha scams.

Ghosh was arrested on November 23, 2013, and sent to custody by the CBI on September 4, 2014, after it took over the investigation on the orders of the In 2016, the had granted interim bail to Ghosh against a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh.

The chief, who has been accused of withholding some documents related to Saradha and cases, was questioned by the CBI in Shillong on Saturday as well.

On February 5, the had directed Kumar to appear before the central investigative agency in connection with the matter. It had also said that no coercive step should be taken against Kumar.

The top court's directive had come against the backdrop of a 'dharna' organised by West Bengal Minister in Kolkata earlier this month in protest against the CBI's attempt to arrest the top cop.

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

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 11:59 IST