Earlier on Friday, CBI interrogated two Trinamool Congress candidates in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
Sarkar had been asked to appear for questioning on Wednesday at the CGO Complex office of the ED, sources said on Tuesday.
‘Double jeopardy’ is a universally accepted principle that bars a person from being tried and convicted more than once for the same offence.
However, State BJP general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan rubbished the allegations and said that those who duped people will be punished.
The CID is conducting a probe in four cases pertaining to a scam involving Samruddha Jeevan Foods India and Samruddha Jeevan Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society, an official said.
Double jeopardy is the universally accepted principle that bars a person from being tried and convicted more than once for the same offence.
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.
Trinamool plans dharna in 10 states as a protest against the arrests. BJP state headquarters stone-pelted where some eleven BJP workers including two state-level leaders were injured.