Rajeev Kumar (File Photo: IANS)

IPS officer Rajeev Kumar files anticipatory bail plea as CBI hunts for him

Kolkata:┬áThe CBI continued its raids in the city and a neighbouring district looking for elusive senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here. Kumar’s lawyers filed the petition at the Alipur court. The hearing may take place on Saturday around noon. CBI sources said they […]

Rajeev Kumar (File Photo: IANS)

Court orders Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea not maintainable

Kolkata: Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar’s efforts to get judicial relief suffered a setback as the district judge, Barasat, ordered that the anticipatory bail plea filed by the former city police commissioner was “not maintainable” in his court. The judge, after hearing arguments and counter-arguments from the lawyers representing Kumar and CBI, said the case […]

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 […]