CBI constitute high power 10 member team to interrogate Kolkata Police Chiefby Admin ROI February 4, 2019 0 comments
The epic battle of Bengal between BJP and TMC has reached the doorstep of Supreme Court of India. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for CBI, told the Supreme Court bench that an “extraordinary situation” has arisen and sought urgent hearing today afternoon. The Court has directed police chief to appear before CBI on or prior to 20 feb 2019.
The centre Monday moved the Supreme Court, seeking directions to the West Bengal government to cooperate with the investigation in the chit fund cases, and has sought to make available Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continued an indefinite dharna alleging a coup against her government.
On Sunday, a team of CBI officials were briefly detained after they arrived at the residence of Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar at Loudon street to investigate him in the case. The officials were denied permission, bundled into police jeeps and were whisked to a police station. Interim CBI chief M Nageshwar Rao told ANI there was evidence against Kumar.
MHA and Governor West Bengal are in touch with each other and central forces are alerted by the MHA to assist the CBI in proceeding with the investigation of top cop and others in the Chit fund case.