Amid the inflamed circumstances in the court, the Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gave a lighter note that both parties must go to Shillong which is a “cool place”. Ranjan Gogoi the head of the bench made this remark after giving the judgment that Rajeev Kumar has to present himself before the CBI for investigation.
Kolkata has witnessed a massive drama since last few days over the political conflict in between the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the West Bengal government that the CBI tried to visit the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s house for an investigation linked to a chit fund scam.
When the CBI requested to the top court seeking permission to investigate Mr. Kumar at a neutral place over the Saradha scam, the Chief Justice accepted the request and said, “Go to Shillong. It is a cool place. Both sides will remain cool there.”
The bench stated in its order that “To avoid all unnecessary controversy, we direct the Commissioner of Police to appear before the investigating agency in Shillong, Meghalaya, on such date(s) as may be fixed.”
CBI claimed that the constitutional machinery has totally broken down in West Bengal that the 25 officers of the CBI were allegedly detained by West Bengal Police to its custody while the incident on Sunday.
They had gone to Mr. Kumar’s residence to probe him in the Saradha scam.
Mr. Kumar was accused by the CBI that he was allegedly attached with Saradha chit fund scam, he tried to destroy electronic evidence.