Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (File Photo : IANS)

Bengal top cop Rajeev Kumar loses protection against arrest

Kolkata: In a jolt to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Calcutta High Court here on Friday withdrew the interim protection from arrest given to him in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. The Bench of Justice Madhumita Mitra refused to extend Kumar’s interim protection beyond Friday. “The application filed by the petitioner […]

Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (File Photo/IANS)

Saradha scam: SC agrees to hear ex-Kolkata top cop’s plea

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea seeking extension of protection from arrest in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Earlier, the apex court had granted Kumar protection till May 24. Kumar has moved the court with a fresh plea as lawyers in West Bengal […]

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (File Photo : IANS)

Saradha case: SC rejects Rajeev Kumar’s plea

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea seeking setting up of a special bench to hear extension of his interim protection from arrest in the Saradha scam. The Supreme Court registry informed Kumar’s counsel that the matter cannot be listed this week. Kumar was recently removed […]