New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday issued a look-out notice against former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar. 

The CBI also alerted airports so that Kumar cannot leave the country. 

The notice, which is valid till May 23, 2020, gives authorities at airports or land ports the power to hand over Kumar to the CBI is he tries to leave India.

On May 17, the Supreme court said that the CBI can arrest Kumar for failing to report to duty at the MHA. The apex court had allowed 7 days for Kumar to appeal.

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Kumar is facing CBI inquiry in Saradha chit fund scam. 

In order to investigate the Saradha scam, a special investigation team (SIT) was formed in 2013. This team was led by 1989 batch IPS officer, Kumar. However, the CBI claimed Kumar didn’t hand over crucial documents to it and also destroyed some of them related to the scam. 

More details awaited