Louis Berger case: Kamat fails to appear for questioning

Ex-Minister Alemao quizzed by Goa police.

July 29, 2015 12:37 am | Updated November 16, 2021 05:22 pm IST - PANAJI

Sources close to the former Goa Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat, claimed that no summons were served.

Sources close to the former Goa Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat, claimed that no summons were served.

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Tuesday evaded police summons asking him to be present at the Crime Branch in connection with the Louis Berger-JICA water project bribery case.

Crime Branch officials said they would send the Congress leader fresh summons again on Wednesday.

Speaker Rajendra Arlekar told The Hindu on Tuesday that the police had served summons on Mr. Kamat after intimating him.

‘No summons served'

When contacted, sources close to Mr. Kamat claimed that no summons was served. He would decide his future course of action after he received it. Mr. Kamat’s former Cabinet colleague and ex-Public Works Minister Churchill Alemao was on Tuesday questioned by Crime Branch officials in connection with the case.

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