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Narada sting case: Roy questioned by CBI, Adhikari by ED

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Senior (TMC) leaders and Suvendu Adhikari were today questioned by the and ED respectively in connection with the probe into the Narada tapes "scam".

Roy, a TMC MP, was summoned by the (CBI) to appear before the agency for questioning with regard to his alleged involvement in the "scam", a sting operation allegedly involving various leaders of the ruling party in West Bengal.

The sting operation was conducted by Matthew Samuels, the CEO of Narada The tapes show Samuels, posing as a businessman, purportedly offering money to the TMC leaders.

Adhikari, who is also the state transport minister, appeared before the (ED) for the first time in connection with the case and was questioned about his alleged involvement in it, the agency sources said.

Both the ED and are jointly probing the case.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 16:48 IST