CBI to quiz Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will record the statement of former Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh. 

On Sunday the CBI questioned two of Deshmukh’s personal assistants for over 4 hours. The questioning took place based on the statements given by Singh and suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze against Sanjeev Palande and Kundan Shinde. Singh and Waze said that the two were privy to the demands made by Deshmukh. 

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Former Mumbai top cop, Param Bir Singh moves Bombay HC: Seeks CBI probe against Deshmukh

Mumbai, Mar 25: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI probe against Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh.

In his petition, he has challenged his transfer as Mumbai Police commissioner also. He moved the Bombay HC after the Supreme Court directed him to do so. Singh had sought an “impartial and fair” CBI probe into alleged corrupt malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

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As NIA digs deeper into bomb scare case, what lies in store for MVA

New Delhi, Mar 21: There are deliberations on within the NCP, whether to ask Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh to resign immediately or not.

While NCP supremo Sharad Pawar had planned on shifting Deshmukh out of the home department, a sense of urgency has crept in now following the letter by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh in which several allegations were made.

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