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Day 3: CBI questions Kolkata top cop for 8 hours

SHILLONG: Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar used to be questioned for eight hours via CBI officials here on Monday, part of it face-to-face with former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh.

Monday's session, the third immediately day of questioning, took the selection of hours Kumar has confronted CBI interrogators to more than 24. He will now face CBI interrogators once more on Tuesday - because the CBI continues its efforts to recreate the events resulting in Saradha boss Sudipta Sen slipping out of Kolkata on April 10, 2013, and the first police raids on his workplaces over per week later - whilst all indications are that Ghosh could also be allowed to go back to Kolkata. Ghosh, who has been crucial of the state govt's dealing with of the Saradha probe in the past, termed his interrogation together with the police commissioner's as a "moral victory". Kumar refused to speak to the media.

Kumar used to be questioned about specific allegations via Ghosh, particularly about events from April 1, 2013, when Sen first tried to slide out of Kolkata, to April 26, 2013, when the state shaped an SIT. Sen slipped out of Kolkata on April 10 but, in line with Ghosh, they held a gathering at Nizam Palace with "a political bigwig" ahead of leaving. Sen and two of his aides had been arrested on April 23.

Some of the inquiries to Kumar revolved around paperwork and hard disks among the seizures of a number of Kolkata police raids. CBI has stressed out the fee that now not all seized evidence have been passed over via the SIT. Kumar's line, then again, has been that he had a number of tasks because the Bidhannagar police commissioner and the Ponzi probe used to be best one in all them. He delegated tasks to his subordinates and co-workers and, therefore, might now not have the ability to speak about specific seizures made after raids six years ago.

The CBI team sought Kumar's rationalization about call-detail data that, they claimed, had been doctored or tampered with ahead of they had been passed over to the agency.

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