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CBI summons Kolkata Commissioner for questioning on Feb 9

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday summoned Police to appear before it on February 9 in connection with its probe into Sharada chit fund case, officials said.

A senior CBI requesting anonymity told IANS that Kumar has been asked to depose before it on February 9 in Shillong.

The move comes a day after the CBI posted 10 of its officials temporarily in

In an order issued on February 6, the CBI attached 10 officials, including one of Police (SP), three SPs, two Deputy SPs and three inspectors from different zones to Kolkata's Economic Offence Wing of the agency from February 8 to 20.

The agency directed all the 10 officials to report to the Joint of the in

It also said the orders were taken after the approval from the CBI

A team of CBI was allegedly roughed up and detained for a few hours when it went to question Kumar at his residence in Kolkata on Sunday in connection with its probe into the Saradha and chit fund cases.

Following the face-off between the CBI and Kolkata Police, Minister went on a hunger strike for over 45 hours starting Sunday.

The Supreme Court, while hearing the matter on Tuesday, directed the to join the CBI probe on February 19 at a neutral place, in Meghalaya's capital Shillong.



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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 21:52 IST