Ex-IPS officer under Bengal CID scanner

Ex-IPS officer under Bengal CID scanner

first_imgFormer IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has come under the scanner of the Criminal Investigation Department of the West Bengal Police in connection with a complaint of extortion and misappropriation of funds.A day after Ms. Ghosh alleged that her house was searched and her husband detained for several hours, CID officials held a press conference on Saturday refuting the allegations.Refute allegations“There are allegations in the media that raids were conducted at the residence of a retired police officer. There was no raid at the residence of any retired police officer,” Nishat Pervez, DIG Operations, CID, said. Mr. Pervez, however, admitted that the CID conducted search operations at a house in Naktala area of the city among other places, but refused to admit that the house had anything to do with Ms. Ghosh. “Till now, there is no confirmation that it [the house at Naktola] was the residence of a retired police officer,” he said.In the ongoing investigation, the CID is looking into the role of six police officers, some of whom served with Ms. Ghosh.last_img

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