New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connections with the Saradha chit fund scam.

The CBI has also summoned police officials for questioning at the agency's Kolkata office in the CGO Complex on Wednesday. 

However, this is not the first time that the CBI has summoned Kumar for questioning. However, he avoided going to the headquarters on Monday and approached the Barasat court for anticipatory bail.

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Meanwhile, the CBI said if Kumar continues to evade investigation, a non-bailable warrant will be issued against him. Also, he is likely to be arrested.

The CBI  on Sunday issued a look-out notice against Kumar. They 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. 

Kumar, a 1989 batch IPS officer is facing an allegation of destroying evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam involving big political leaders of Kolkata.