Anil Deshmukh resigns as Maharashtra Home Minister hours after CBI probe order, Dilip Walse Patil replaces him

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National Congress celebration (NCP) frontrunner Dilip Walse Patil on Monday replaced Anil Deshmukh given that new house minister of Maharashtra. Deshmukh resigned on Monday from his post, hours following the Bombay High legal bought a CBI probe into corruption costs leveled against him by former

Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh. 

Singh, in his plea recorded on March 25, looked for a CBI probe against Deshmukh just who, he stated, had expected police officers, including suspended cop Sachin Waze, to extort Rs 100 crore from taverns and restaurants. Deshmukh has rejected any wrongdoing.

a workbench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni on Monday stated this was an “extraordinary” and “unprecedented” case that warranted a completely independent inquiry. With its 52-page judgement, the bench said Singh’s allegations against Deshmukh had placed at stake the resident’s faith in the state authorities.

The courtroom stated “these types of allegations, created by an offering police officer, against the condition house minister cannot be remaining unattended, and had been necessary to be probed into, if prima facie, they made an instance of a cognisable offence”.

The judge said a probe by an independent company ended up being essential in the present case, to “instill general public self-confidence and safeguard the basic Rights of the people”. 

A six-time person in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Patil happens to be offering as minister of excise and work department in the Uddhav Thackeray closet. However, his profile has already been assigned to remote developing Minister Hassan Mushrif while Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar can look after the Excise department.

Formerly, Patil headed the Ministry of Finance and preparing, Energy Ministry, Higher and Specialized knowledge Ministry, and healthcare knowledge Ministry, all as a Cabinet Minister from 1999 to 2009. He’s considered a close connect of celebration president Sharad Pawar. Patil had begun their political job as a PA to Pawar.

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Published at Mon, 05 Apr 2021 13:45:37 +0000