Saradha chit fund scam

Saradha scam: Rajeev Kumar finally appears before CBI

He has been summoned multiple times by the Central Bureau of Investigation in recent weeks but failed to appear as he said he was on leave.

published on : 7th June 2019

Saradha chit fund case: Calcutta HC grants one-month protection from arrest to Rajeev Kumar

Justice Pratik Prakash Banerjee ruled that the petition will appear before a regular bench on June 12 after the court reopens following summer vacation.

published on : 30th May 2019

Saradha scam: Bengal IPS officer grilled again

The officer reached the CBI office at the CGO complex in Salt Lake at 10.10 a.m on Thursday and left at around 5 p.m.

published on : 30th May 2019

CBI sends 'documents' to ADG CID Rajeev Kumar's office

Kumar, a former Kolkata police commissioner, had skipped a meeting with CBI officials on Monday despite being summoned by the agency for questioning in connection with the scam.

published on : 28th May 2019

Saradha chit scam: Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons, sends letter seeking more time 

The agency wants custodial interrogation of Kumar in connection with the chit fund scam as he was heading the police's special investigation team to probe the case before the CBI took over.

published on : 27th May 2019

Saradha chit fund scam: CBI issues lookout notice against Rajeev Kumar

All airports and immigration authorities have been alerted by the CBI this week to prevent the former Kolkata top cop from leaving the country and intimate the agency on any possible move, they said.

published on : 26th May 2019

Saradha scam: SC dismisses plea of Rajeev Kumar seeking extension of protection from arrest

A vacation bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said Kumar can approach the Calcutta High Court or the trial court there for seeking relief.

published on : 24th May 2019

Saradha scam: SC withdraws protection to ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar, gives him week's time to appeal

CBI has accused Kumar of tampering with evidence in the multi-crore chit fund scam to shield powerful politicians in Bengal. 

published on : 17th May 2019

Saradha chit fund case: Fresh trouble brews for ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar

Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the CBI’s findings from his recent interrogation were serious. It also allowed the CBI to file its application against Kumar within 10 days.

published on : 27th March 2019

Saradha Chit Fund: 'Very very serious' revelations made by CBI in status report, says SC

Supreme Court said that as the CBI's status report was filed in a sealed cover, it cannot pass any order at the moment without hearing the other side.

published on : 26th March 2019

SC judge recuses from hearing CBI plea alleging West Bengal obstructing Saradha chit fund probe

A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Rao and Sanjiv Khanna adjourned the hearing on pleas of the CBI.

published on : 20th February 2019

HC grants interim protection to Nalini Chidambaram from arrest in Saradha chit fund scam

Directing Chidambaram to cooperate with the investigation, a division bench headed by Justice Joymalya Bagchi kept her application for anticipatory bail pending.

published on : 19th February 2019

Chit Fund: WB Chief Secy, DGP, Kolkata Police Commissioner file affidavits in contempt case in SC

A Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had said that after perusing the affidavits, a decision will be taken whether they would required to make personal appearance before it on February 20.

published on : 18th February 2019

Do not politicise CBI's ponzi scam probe, Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh urges parties

In a Facebook post on Monday morning, Ghosh also said the CBI should have questioned Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar long ago.

published on : 11th February 2019

West Bengal chit fund scams: Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar, ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh appear before CBI

The former Trinamool Congress MP was arrested in 2013 in the Saradha ponzi scam and has been out on bail since 2016.

published on : 11th February 2019
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