New Delhi, Feb 4
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called up Governor of West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi to be apprised of the facts of last night’s CBI action over the Kolkata Police commissioner.
In an unfortunate and unprecedented situation, officers of CBI were allegedly obstructed by the state police. Sources said, the Governor apprised Home Minister that he had summoned Chief Secretary and Director General of Police and asked them to take immediate action to resolve the situation. The Ministry of Home Affairs, MHA is closely monitoring the situation.
The Ministry had received reports yesterday evening that officers of CBI in Kolkata has experienced intimidation and threat to personal safety in course of investigation into the Saradha scheme being conducted under the directions of Supreme Court. Following the incident, Home Ministry deployed Central Armed Police Forces at the office and residential premises of CBI in Kolkata.