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Narada tapes scam: Bengal minister Firhad Hakim deposes before

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

minister today appeared before the (ED) office here in connection with the Narada tapes scam.

An ED official said that Hakim, the urban development minister, was asked to depose before the agency to face interrogation on the Narada tapes which allegedly showed him giving consent to a businessman to hand over money to one of his accomplices.

Hakim was among several other MLAs, MPs and ministers who had been either already interrogated or called for deposition.

The tapes purportedly showed CEO of Narada News, Matthew Samuels offering money to the leaders while posing to be a businessman.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 19:02 IST