Kolkata: State CID raided four other states apart from West Bengal in Bharati Ghosh extortion case on Tuesday. CID also raided Kolkata’s Naktala, Madurdaha and Sonarpur area and seized Rs 2 Cr 40 lakhs in currency.
On Monday night, Former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh’s husband had been lodged FIR against seven officials of CID department including ADG CID and DIG CID Ops at Netaji Nagar Police station.
Earlier, CID had issued a notice to her on Monday, summoning her for questioning by Tuesday on her alleged connection with a gold extortion case. CID conducted state-wide raids at several locations, including the house of the former police superintendent of West Midnapore and her husband’s residence in Kolkata.
Ex-IPS’s husband, on Monday, went to Calcutta High Court, seeking a CBI enquiry on the matter. Meanwhile, CID arrested the close aide of Bharti Ghosh from Madurdaha on Monday for alleged links with the extortion ‘scam’.
Reported By-Sujoy Pal
Edited By-Piku Mukherjee (Argha)