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SC took decision on Kolkata cop, not BJP: Minister

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The verdict on former Police Rajeev Kumar, was delivered by and it did not come from BJP headquarters, Supriyo said here on Friday.

"The has given direction to CBI and it did not come from I am saying this as the (Mamata Banerjee) has the habit of making unconstitutional comments and resorting to insults," Supriyo said.

The (BJP) also said that he is just informing the Bengal of the facts.

Asked about the view on SC's decision, said that law will take its own course and he would not comment.

Recalling Banerjee's support for Kumar, Supriyo said: "She has been doing exceptional things and had also called him (Rajeev Kumar) the best cop or something."

Also, it should not be a matter of concern whether CBI, ED or any other body probes the Saradha scam where 20 lakh people lost nearly Rs 40 crore.

"There should be a proper investigation and the culprits should be arrested," he added.

The on Friday vacated the interim protection granted to former Police from arrest by the CBI in the multi-crore chit fund scam cases.

The court, however, granted seven days time to Kumar to take appropriate legal remedies.



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First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 01:18 IST