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Nobody is above law; SC order blow for Mamata, victory for CBI, says BJP

The Kolkata police commissioner will appear before the CBI in Shillong as the environment is not conducive in West Bengal, Prasad said

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP on Tuesday projected the apex court order directing Kolkata to make himself available before the CBI as a blow to the Mamata Banerjee-led government in and a moral victory for the investigating agency.

The said Kumar will appear before the in the capital Shillong. The court also said no coercive steps, including the arrest of the Kolkata police chief, will take place during the course of the investigation.
 

welcomed the order and said it's a blow to the government and a victory for the CBI. It also showed that nobody is above the law, including the police commissioner, he added.

The Kolkata will appear before the CBI in Shillong as the environment is not conducive in West Bengal, Prasad said.

The Mamata Banerjee-led government in the state and BJP are at loggerheads after the CBI tried to question Kolkata's in connection with chit fund scams. Banerjee has been on a 'dharna' since Sunday night over the CBI's attempts to interrogate the police chief.

First Published: Tue, February 05 2019. 12:20 IST
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