The agency had given him notice to appear at 10 am but he failed to turn up, they said.
In February, Kumar had been interrogated by CBI officials in Shillong under directions of the Supreme Court which had asked him to cooperate with the probing agency.
Kumar, having served as Kolkata Police chief for three years, was scheduled for a transfer ahead of the Lok Sabha polls
Sources have also indicated that the Kolkata Police is set to undergo a reshuffle and that the new Commissioner is likely to be announced today
The Saradha and Rose Valley scams had hogged the limelight in West Bengal and and other eastern states in 2013.
On February 3, CBI officials visited Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar’s residence in a secret operation but were detained by the local police
The SIT, headed by Rajeev Kumar, had ended up unearthing apparent links between the company and ministers, MPs, bureaucrats and celebrities close to the ruling Trinamool
Sinha will be remembered as the chief under whom SEBI strengthened financial markets regulations, putting in place stronger rules to curb insider trading. Under the Sinha regime, hallmark changes in the rules for listing and delisting companies were made, besides bids to spruce up corporate governance at listed companies.
"The poor went to chit funds because they did not have access to the banks. It was my government that has stopped them from going to chit funds by allowing them to open zero-balance bank accounts under the PM Jan Dhan Yojana," Modi told an election rally here.
The agency has been looking into the role played by the regulators in handling this chit fund scam.
The probe, conducted by the Corporate Affairs Ministry's white-collar crime investigation agency SFIO, also found that these four companies collected 96 percent money from small investors who deposited less than Rs 50,000 each.
The financial fraud investigative agency is also trying to get details stored by these entities on computer servers located abroad, the Corporate Affairs Ministry said today while releasing excerpts of the interim report on SFIO probe.
Continuing its efforts to curb fraudulent investment schemes, government will soon start a process to sensitise police, judiciary and other agencies across states on ways to contain this menace.
The Calcutta High Court today did not allow a CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha scam at the present stage and directed that the Special Investigation Team of the state police would continue with its inquiry which would be monitored by the court.
Under attack over the Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said she will not spare anyone including those in her party if found guilty.