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CBI to question Kolkata police chief again on Tuesday

IANS  |  Shillong 

The (CBI) has again summoned on Tuesday after questioning him on Monday along with former in connection with the Saradha and chit fund scams.

Monday was the third consecutive day that Kumar was questioned by the CBI and the second day for Ghosh, who was examined jointly with the Police

"I cooperated with the CBI during their course of examination. I will continue to cooperate with them)," Ghosh said after emerging out of the CBI office.

The former member, arrested on November 2013 in connection with the two chit fund scams and granted interim bail by the in 2016, said: "I am going back to Kolkata tomorrow (Tuesday)."

Ghosh had earlier implicated former Union Mukul Roy, who has quit the to join 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. 23:50 IST