Siliguri: The CID on Wednesday arrested the Former CEO of Siliguri-Jalpaiguri Development Authority Kiran Kumar. He was arrested after undergoing a lot of interrogation by the CID. But due to inconsistency in his statements he was arrested by the CID. He will be produced before court on Thursday.
The officer was also previously interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate. Even North Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb was interrogated by the ED. When Kiran Kumar was the CEO of SJDA there was a scam of 200 cr rupees in it. A few cases of financial irregularities have been reported against him.
He was arrested by Siliguri Police Commissioner Jayraman on 29 November 2013 in connection with the scam but he was granted bail within 24 hours.