Panaji, Feb 8 IBNS | 6 months ago

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by the deputy inspector general of police K K Vyas, on Saturday questioned the former chief minister of Goa Digambar Kamat for nearly two hours in connection with the illegal mining case, here.


Kamat arrived at the crime branch office in Dona Paula at around 3 pm accompanied by his personal security.

He refused to talk to the media after the questioning.

Two others, suspended mines director Arvind Lolienkar and former secretary V P Shetye is still being questioned, sources said.

The SIT had issued summons to the three earlier this week. Moreover, it has already questioned three others in this regard, during the week.

The SIT is investigating nine cases of illegal iron ore mining, which comprises names of several politicians, bureaucrats and others.

(Posted on 08-02-2014)