Kolkata, Feb 4 : West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Monday dispatched his report on yesterday's development in the state to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh through mail.
Earlier, Additional Director Intelligence Bureau (SIB), West Bengal, Manoj Lal met Mr Tripathi at Raj Bhawan here. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs sought a report on the role of IPS officers on allegations of obstructing investigation and violation of Service Conduct Rules in Sunday’s incident in the city.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Mr Tripathi to take stock of the situation in the wake of a CBI team being allegedly obstructed by the state police to grill the Kolkata Police commissioner in the Saradha ponzi scam case, officials said.
Mr Singh called up the governor to be apprised of the facts of the "unfortunate and unprecedented situation of CBI officers being manhandled, detained, intimidated and obstructed", the officials said.
Mr Tripathi told Mr Singh that he had summoned the chief secretary and director general of police (DGP) and asked them to take immediate action to resolve the situation, according to the officials. (UNI)