CID Summons Former IPS Bharati Ghosh

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Kolkata:  The state CID on Monday issued summons to former West Midnapore superintendent of police Bharati Ghosh as part of a probe into allegation of extortion.

According to CID sources, the notice send it to the house of Bharati Ghosh’s Naktala house. The notice did not receive by Bharati Ghosh as they did not at their home.

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Earlier, Around 75 CID officers raided over 19 locations from Thursday night, questioned four police officers and removed two, who were named in the FIR, from active duty. CID officials said they had seized Rs 60 lakh, 2 kilograms of gold ornaments and a substantial number of land deeds and property documents.

Ghosh said on Friday that she was “out of station” but had learnt that her husband’s houses had been raided. “He was not allowed to call any lawyer and was not given any document,” she alleged. “I will take all legal steps available to a citizen after returning,” Ghosh added.

CID officials refused to react to this statement. hosh, till a few weeks before her resignation last December, was considered to be part of a core group of police officials in Bengal. She quit on December 28, protesting against a transfer to Barrackpore as Armed Police commandant.

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