Saradha scam: CBI summons two cops
Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday summoned two police officers in connection with its investigation into the Saradha scam.
They are Sankar Chakraborty and Dilip Hazra. They were involved in the Saradha probe. Both of them were in Bidhannagar police commissionerate when the Saradha scam came to light. Chakraborty was in the post of inspector of the Detective Department of the Bidhannagar police commissionerate during that time. He has retired from the service as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in 2017. Meanwhile, Dilip Hazra is still serving in Bengal Police. It may be mentioned that Bidhannagar police initially carried out probe into the multi-crore Sharadha scam and the case was later handed over to the CBI.
It may be mentioned that this is for the first time the Central investigating agency has summoned police officers in this connection.
Earlier, the CBI had summoned various political leaders for the sake of interrogation. The CBI officials will interrogate these two police officers to know some specific information in connection with the Saradha scam. The two police officers can provide some important information relating to the case to the CBI as they had initially invested into the incident.