Agartala, The CBI on Thursday questioned another former Left Front minister in Tripura and his two ex-private secretaries in connection with the Kolkata-based Rose Valley chit fund scam case.
Former Finance, PWD and Health Minister Badal Chowdhury was questioned by two Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials at the MLA Hostel here for about two hours.
On Wednesday, the CBI questioned former Left Front Minister Bijita Nath on the issue.
"The CBI is collecting facts from different states as part of their probe into the Kolkata-based Rose Valley chit fund scam. So they also spoke to Nath and Chowdhury," the former minister's lawyer said on condition of anonymity.
After questioning, Chowdhury told the media: "The officials wanted to know some information from me for the period of 2004 and 2008. I replied accordingly."
The CBI officials refused to talk to the media.
The two former ministers said they would cooperate with the CBI to probe the chit fund related cases as they wanted the accused to be punished and people to get back their deposits.
On Thursday, two former private secretaries of Badal...