Ebene Magazine – ‘Serious’ allegations against Anil Deshmukh require CBI probe, rules SC en

0
13

The Supreme Court on Thursday said allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh by ex-Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh were ‘serious’ and required a CBI probe.

« Allegations are serious, the home minister and Police commissioner are involved. They’re closely working together till they fall apart, both holding a particular position. Should the CBI not probe? The nature of allegations and the persons involved require independent probe, » said SC Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul.

Petitions were filed by the Maharashtra government and Deshmukh earlier this week, challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a CBI probe into the allegations.

In its plea, the state government questioned the procedure adopted by high court in passing the order. The state was heard on question of maintainability of the pleas seeking CBI investigation against Deshmukh and the order too was reserved on that issue but the court finally ended up directing the probe on April 5, the plea said.

Demanding a CBI enquiry into Deshmukh, Param Bir Singh, in his plea filed on March 25, said the minister asked police officers, including suspended cop Sachin Vaze, to extort Rs100 crore from bars and restaurants.

Deshmukh, who has denied all allegations, resigned from the state government citing ‘moral’ grounds hours after the April 5 HC order directing a probe into his conduct.

“The high court asked the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry. In the wake of the court’s decision I don’t feel morally right to continue on the position of the home minister. Hence, I have decided to step down from this position on my own,” read Deshmukh’s letter to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Related title:
'Serious' allegations against Anil Deshmukh require CBI probe, rules SC
BJP Claims "2 More Maharashtra Ministers Will Quit," Calls It "Fit Case For President's Rule"
Supreme Court Refuses To Cancel CBI Probe Against Ex-Maharashtra Minister
Mentioned in Param Bir Singh's letter, Mumbai cops say Anil Deshmukh never sought 'collection'
Mumbai News LIVE: Supreme Court dismisses pleas filed by Maharashtra govt and its former home minister Anil …
Two more Maharashtra ministers will quit in 15 days: BJP leader Chandrakant Patil
SC to hear plea by ex-Maharashtra HM Anil Deshmukh seeking relief from CBI probe
Anil Deshmukh's Plea In Supreme Court LIVE Updates: Pleas Rejected, CBI Probe To Continue
Dirty politics played out to destabilise govt in Maharashtra will not be successful: Sanjay Raut
Corruption charges against Deshmukh: CBI summons Jaishri Patil to record statement

en

Ref: https://www.hindustantimes.com

QU’EN PENSEZ-VOUS?

[comment]

Partners:

Journal D’Afrique (https://www.journaldafrique.com/)

Ebene News (https://www.ebenenews.com/)

PUB

Laisser un commentaire, votre avis compte!

[gs-fb-comments]

Laisser un commentaire, votre avis compte!

Laisser un commentaire, votre avis compte!