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CBI to seek SC permission to grill Sudipta Sen, aide

IANS  |  Shillong 

The (CBI) is likely to move the seeking permission to quiz Saradha Group Chairman and his in connection with the chit fund case.

The probe agency, which is questioning in the Saradha and chit fund scams in Meghalaya's capital Shillong, will further examine Kumar for another three to four days more.

Tuesday was the fourth consecutive day that Kumar was questioned by the CBI.

"We are likely to seek the permission to question Sen and Mukherjee in Shillong," a CBI told IANS on condition of anonymity.

"If granted permission, we will make Sen and Mukherjee confront Kumar on the chit fund scams," the added.

Former Kunal Ghosh, who arrived in Kolkata on Tuesday after being questioned by the CBI in Shillong, said that he has lodged an "complaint" against the top cop for allegedly influencing the ongoing probe.

"I have lodged a written complaint with the CBI against Kumar today (Tuesday) morning. During our face to face interrogation on February 10, certain officers were named. But Kumar called up some of those officers after leaving the CBI office that night," Ghosh said.

"When I had sought justice in 2013, Kumar had not cared for me. I felt bad to see that an like him has to face hours of questioning like this. Had he played an active role at that time, he would not have to face the CBI interrogation in Shillong now," Ghosh said.

Ghosh had earlier implicated former Union Mukul Roy, who has quit the to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and 12 others in the Saradha chit fund case.

Kumar arrived in Shillong on Friday evening from Kolkata via Guwahati after the 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: Wed, February 13 2019. 00:00 IST