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CBI grills Kolkata Police chief for second day

IANS  |  Shillong 

was interrogated by the (CBI) for a second day here on Sunday in connection with the chit fund scams, an said.

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

Ghosh, who was arrested in November 2013 was granted interim bail by the 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 said.

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

Kumar arrived in Shillong on Friday evening from Kolkata via Guwahati after the Supreme Court, while hearing the matter on February 5, directed him to join the probe in Shillong, a neutral place.

He was accompanied with three other senior officers - Javed Shamim, and

"There is no question of not cooperating. He has cooperated before and is doing now too. We are here because of the order," Kumar's legal counsel, told the media on Saturday night.

is providing adequate security cover to Kumar while the CBI office at has turned into a fortress with the Special Force 10 guarding it.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 12:26 IST
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