The developments come after Bombay High Court on Monday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to start out a preliminary inquiry inside 15 days into corruption allegations in opposition to Deshmukh by the previous Mumbai Police Commissioner. The courtroom additionally directed the company to register an FIR if any cognizable offence is discovered.
The courtroom additionally said that Anil Deshmukh is the Home Minister and an neutral probe needs to be completed by the police. In his plea, Param Bir Singh repeated the graft allegations that he had made in opposition to Deshmukh in a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, and in addition accused the Maharashtra Home Minister of interfering in police investigations and involving in extreme “malpractices”.
Singh had earlier written a letter to Thackeray alleging that Deshmukh had indulged in “malpractices” and requested suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Waze to gather Rs 100 crores each month.