Former Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar experiences to MHA, day after relieved from responsibility by EC

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Kumar, who was concerned in a face-off with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in reference to the company’s investigation in Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund scams, was on Wednesday eliminated as Extra Director Normal, CID, in West Bengal for allegedly failing to manage the incidents of violence within the state.

Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar on Thursday reported on the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA), a day after he was relieved from responsibility in West Bengal by the Election Fee, officers mentioned.

Kumar, who was concerned in a face-off with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in reference to the company’s investigation in Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund scams, was on Wednesday eliminated as Extra Director Normal, CID, in West Bengal for allegedly failing to manage the incidents of violence within the state.

He was directed to report back to the Dwelling Ministry, the cadre controlling authority for the Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, by the Fee, the officers mentioned.

In an unprecedented transfer, the Election Fee had on Wednesday invoked Article 324 and ordered campaigning in 9 West Bengal constituencies to finish at 10 PM on Thursday, a day earlier than its scheduled deadline, within the wake of violence between BJP and TMC employees in Kolkata.

The constituencies the place campaigning has been curtailed are — Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin and Kolkata Uttar. Polling will likely be held in all these constituencies on Could 19.

The vandalisation of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s bust and clashes throughout BJP chief Amit Shah’s street present in Kolkata on Tuesday triggered a fierce blame sport between BJP and the Trinamool Congress.

Shah, at a press convention, had alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s TMC was concerned in vandalising the bust and unleashing violence throughout his street present as a part of a “conspiracy” accountable the BJP.

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