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CBI being misused by BJP for political gains: Mamata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

on Friday accused the ruling (BJP) of misusing the (CBI) for political gains.

"The CBI has been repeatedly misused by the BJP, which is trying to use the probe agency for political gains and turn it into 'His Master's Voice'," she said, referring to the fiasco surrounding Alok Verma, the former who was removed from his position by a high-powered committee on Thursday.

"The BJP is destroying institutions like the CBI and the RBI," the supremo added.

Refusing to take on his new assignment as the Director General, Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards, Verma on Friday asked the government to treat him as "deemed superannuated" with immediate effect.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 17:35 IST