CBI files FIR against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in corruption case

New Delhi, Apr 24: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed an FIR against former Maharashtra home minister, Anil Deshmukh against whom corruption charges have been made. The CBI also carried out searches in connection with the case, sources tell oneIndia.

Earlier this month, the CBI questioned Deshmukh in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh.

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Jaya crosses first hurdle


jaya2The fate of the J Jayalalithaa appeal in all probability will be known by March. The Karnataka High Court will constitute a special bench to hear the matter on a day to day basis and the hearing is expected to commence in January. The Supreme Court on Thursday, Dec 18, while extending the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minster’s bail also ordered that the High Court set up a special bench to hear the case on a day to day basis.

The High Court which will go on vacation for Christmas will resume proceedings on January 2. It has to first get a copy of the Supreme Court verdict and only then can the Chief Justice constitute a Special Bench to hear the matter. In all probability the proceedings will commence in January and will go on until the end of March.
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