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Bhujbal questioned Wednesday, Thursday

Vijay Singh in Mumbai | March 04, 2004 19:36 IST
Last Updated: March 04, 2004 22:03 IST


Former Maharashtra deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal was questioned by the Special Investigation Team probing the  fake stamps paper scam on Wednesday and Thursday in Mumbai under utmost secrecy.

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Bhujbal was questioned at the State Reserve Police Force office in suburban Goregaon. The media learnt about Bhujbal's interrogation only late on Thursday.

SIT has an office in Worli in south Mumbai and all interrogations in the stamps scam case so far, including that of Bhujbal's nephew, Sameer, had taken place there.

It turns out the request for a change of venue had come from Bhujbal.

Unconfirmed reports said the former deputy CM was questioned by DIGs Subodh Jaiswal, Hemant Nagarale and Sanjay Barwe.

The SIT suspects that Abdul Karim Telgi, the main accused in the scam, influenced important leaders of the Maharashtra government to secure transfers of police personnel to the postings of his choice.

 




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Sub: Hard nuts to crack.

Both the kaka and the bhatijaa ! Unless Daya is called in from the CID neither would crack. Ye laato ke bhoot baaton se maan ...


Posted by chanakya





Sub: Bhujbal

Such deeprooted scam is impossible without politicians help SIT must crack on politicians


Posted by TUSHAR APHALE





Sub: mistake

opening line of ur news item mentions chagan bhujbal as former chief minister of maharashtra.shudn't it former deputy chief minister?


Posted by pavas





Sub: how many telgis india has yet to be caught?

There may be atleast a dozen Telgis out there who are into fake currency notes printing rackets in India evading arrests and buying out top ...


Posted by Venkat





Sub: bhujbal questioned wed?Thu

Mr SIT sir, What more time for whom you are buying please. Are you n ot sure, or waiitng for Election date, how long you ...


Posted by gdbhai




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