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Ex-Mumbai Congress chief quizzed in assets case

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 16:20 hrs

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) A Special Investigating Team (SIT) of Mumbai police Friday questioned former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashnakar Singh in connection with the disproportionate assets case against him and his family members, an official said.

Confirming the development, a senior official from the Economics Offence Wing said that Singh was questioned for about an hour.

"He might be questioned again in follow up to the investigation," the official told IANS.

Singh was also questioned Oct 15 in the same case.

The official added that Singh's family members and relatives are also likely to be questioned.

A former minister of state for home and presently a legislator from Mumbai, Singh and his family members were accused by social activist Sanjay Tiwari of possessing huge assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Singh has been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Prevention of Corruption Act and Arms Act after a large quantity of bullets, beyond the permissible limits, were found from his house during one of the raids.




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