Former Chief Minister and Congress MLA Digambar Kamat has been summoned on Monday by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Goa Police, which is probing a ₹35,000 crore illegal mining scam. Mr. Kamat, along with the then Principal Secretary, Mines, Rajiv Yaduvanshi, other bureaucrats and officials of top iron ore mining companies in the state have been accused of a ₹35,000 crore illegal mining scam after the Justice M.B. Shah Commission report in 2012 unearthed large scale illegal mining in Goa. Sources in the SIT said on Friday that he is the main accused in the main illegal mining cases. The illegalities, according to SIT probe, include condonation of delay in renewal of mining leases to active coercion of mine owners.The SIT had been appointed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to probe the illegal mining scam.