CBI Targeting Me At BJP’s Behest: Rajeev Kumar


New Delhi: Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Monday told the Supreme Court that he has been targetted by the CBI as part of the larger conspiracy between two BJP leaders in the Saradha chit fund case.

Kumar in his affidavit named BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Kailash Vijyawargiya behind the larger conspiracy and told the apex court that an audio clip is available in public domain where they clearly speak of “targeting” a few “police officers”.

“The sudden inexplicable turn by the petitioner/ CBI in pointing out problems with the investigation and targeting the alleged contemnor seems to be borne out of a larger conspiracy between two senior leaders Mukul Roy and Kailash Vijaywargiya of BJP, the ruling party at the centre,” the affidavit said.

Kumar claimed that he has been targetted due to political vendetta and “this apprehension is corroborated by the contents of an audio clip that was reported widely by the media at the time where the said leaders clearly speak of ‘targeting’ a few ‘officers’ of the state”.