Friday, Jul 03, 2020 | Last Update : 02:51 AM IST

101st Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra1866261011728178 Tamil Nadu98392560211321 Delhi92175630072864 Gujarat33999246011887 Uttar Pradesh2482517221735 West Bengal1917012528683 Telangana185709069275 Rajasthan1831214574421 Karnataka180168336272 Andhra Pradesh160977313198 Haryana1494110499240 Madhya Pradesh1386110655581 Bihar10204781173 Assam8956583212 Jammu and Kashmir76954856105 Odisha7316535333 Punjab56683989149 Kerala4594243626 Uttarakhand2791190937 Chhatisgarh2339193713 Jharkhand2339160512 Tripura140110931 Manipur12605790 Goa11984783 Himachal Pradesh9796179 Puducherry73930112 Nagaland5351820 Chandigarh4463676 Arunachal Pradesh182601 Mizoram1601230 Sikkim88490 Meghalaya50421
  Metros   Kolkata  15 Sep 2019  Rajeev Kumar won’t benefit by eluding CBI: Dilip Ghosh

Rajeev Kumar won’t benefit by eluding CBI: Dilip Ghosh

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Sep 15, 2019, 3:07 am IST
Updated : Sep 15, 2019, 3:07 am IST

The Trinamul Congress which has adopted a wait-and-watch stand on the issue referred to it as “sub judice”.

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh
 State BJP president Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata: State BJP president Dilip Ghosh predicted on Saturday that former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar would not benefit by eluding the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund scam.

He also underlined that Mr Kumar should extend  cooperation to the CBI. The Trinamul Congress which has adopted a wait-and-watch stand on the issue referred to it as “sub judice”.

 

On the sidelines of a BJP workshop at EZCC in Salt Lake, Mr Ghosh said, “Before his arrest, Congress leader P Chidambaram also remained beyond trace. This is nothing new. Those who have betrayed the nation, are in panic now. So if the CBI decides to arrest someone, he cannot hide. Mr Chidambaram has felt it. He was such a heavy leader. So no one could heave a sigh of relief by fleeing."

The BJP MP of Midnapore added, “Mr Kumar is an IPS officer. He knows the law. So he should come forward and cooperate with the CBI. This will help the large number of depositors, who have been cheated in the scam, to get justice.”

Triggering a controversy, his party colleague Mukul Roy claimed that Mr Kumar has taken shelter at chief minister Mamata Banerjee's residence on Harish Chatterjee Street in Kalighat.

On the sidelines of the same event, he alleged, “It is my belief that Mr Kumar is staying at the chief minister's residence.”

Asked on the possibility of a CBI search there, Mr Roy however added, “I do not know. But it is the habit of the chief minister to interrupt government work. Earlier when the CBI went to search for Mr Kumar, she caused  obstruction. She should be booked in a case for disrupting government work.”

On Mr Kumar’s absence, Trinamul secretary general Partha Chatterjee however said, “The matter is sub judice.”

Tags: dilip ghosh, rajeev kumar