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CBI grillS Kumar, Ghosh in chit fund scams

IANS  |  Shillong 

The (CBI) on Monday again questioned and former Rajya Sabha member in connection with the Saradha and chit fund scams.

This is the third consecutive day of questioning for Kumar by the CBI and the second day for Ghosh, who was made to sit face-to-face with the Police Commissioner, on Monday.

"Both of them are being examined and we don't know how it will long take," a CBI said.

Ghosh, arrested on November 2013 in connection with the two chit fund scams and granted interim bail by the in 2016, said: "They (CBI) have summoned me. I have come here as per the order and I will cooperate with them.

"The CBI is interrogating the very who grilled me. This is my moral victory," he said.

Ghosh had earlier implicated former Union Mukul Roy, who has quit the and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, and 12 others in the Saradha chit fund scam.

On Saturday, the CBI interrogated Kumar for eight hours on charges of withholding and tampering important documents.

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

He was accompanied by three senior state police officers - Javed Shamim, and CID



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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 15:30 IST