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Assam chit fund cases being handed over to CBI: Gogoi

The CBI team examining the cases had arrived here on Monday.

The process of handing over cases related to the chit fund companies in the state to the CBI was on and the formalities would be completed in the next couple of days,Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here on Thursday. He also claimed that his government had “acted with alacrity and promptness” in taking action against the chit fund scam that was seen in West Bengal,Bihar and Orissa.

“We asked the CBI over the phone to take over the cases relating to the chit fund companies,for which the investigating agency is now in Guwahati. The process is on to hand over the cases to the agency. All the formalities will be completed in the next two-three days. Where is the question of delay as made out to be by some quarters?” Gogoi asked,dismissing allegations by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and BJP that the state government was acting slow.

The CBI team examining the cases had arrived here on Monday.