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CBI Summons BJP Leader Mukul Roy In Connection With Narada Case

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 September 2019, 10:33 PM
Mukul Roy has been asked to come to the CBI office at Nizam Palace in the city. (File Photo: PTI)
Mukul Roy has been asked to come to the CBI office at Nizam Palace in the city. (File Photo: PTI)

Weeks after interrogating BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the Narada sting tapes case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned him to appear before it in Kolkata on Friday.

He has been asked to come to the CBI office at Nizam Palace in the city, agency sources said.

Roy, a founder member of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in November last year.

In the Narada tapes, released ahead of 2016 assembly polls, persons resembling senior TMC leaders were seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.

The sting operation was conducted by Mathew Samuels of the Narada News portal.

Earlier in the day, the CBI made the first arrest in the scandal, as it took senior IPS officer SMH Mirza into custody after several rounds of interrogation.

With PTI Inputs

First Published: Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:01 PM
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