The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday summoned former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on 14th April, in connection with alleged corruption case, said a CBI official.
The Supreme Court, last week dismissed the petitions filed by the Maharashtra government and Deshmukh challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a preliminary enquiry by the CBI into the allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled against him by Param Bir Singh.
Deshmukh had filed the Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the apex court, challenging Bombay High Court's April 5 order.
Deshmukh tendered his resignation to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on April 5 after the Bombay High Court order. The court also directed the agency to register an FIR if any cognisable offence is found.
The former top cop of Mumbai, Param Bir Singh, had levelled serious allegations of Corruption against Deshmukh.In his letter to Thackeray, Singh had alleged that Deshmukh had indulged in "malpractices" and asked Waze to collect Rs 100 crores every month.
CBI has summoned former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on 14th April, in connection with alleged corruption case: CBI official pic.twitter.com/aVKjBOMZAx— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2021