Param Bir moves SC, Pawar defends Deshmukh: Maharashtra's 'maha' drama continues – Top advancements

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Political advancements continued to emerge from Maharashtra on Monday as allegations travelled thick and fast inside Sachin Waze situation. IPS officer Param Bir Singh relocated the Supreme Court looking for course for an immediate “unbiased, uninfluenced, impartial and fair” CBI probe into alleged corrupt malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The problem shook the Parliament, causing an uproar across corruption allegations within the Question hr. At the same time, NCP main Sharad Pawar continued to defend Deshmukh, and dismissed demands for their resignation.

Inside the eight-page letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Singh on Saturday advertised Deshmukh wished cops to gather Rs 100 crore month-to-month from bars and resorts. Singh had also alleged in letter that Deshmukh had known as Mumbai police API Sachin Waze around mid-February during the ministers formal residence and informed him to collect Rs 100 crore 30 days.

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  • In the plea to your top courtroom, Param Bir Singh sought quashing of purchase transferring him through the post of Mumbai CP alleging that it is arbitrary and unlawful.
  • Searching for an interim relief, Singh desired stay of the procedure of their transfer order and path into the local government, the Centre together with CBI to straight away ingest its custody the CCTV video footage from residence of Deshmukh.
  • Meanwhile, NCP President Sharad Pawar defended Anil Deshmukh. hE stated Singh’s corruption allegations against Deshmukh pertain to a period when he ended up being hospitalised and hence issue of their resignation cannot occur. “We got information that Deshmukh was hospitalised at that time in Nagpur. The allegation (by Singh) pertains to the same period as he was in hospital. There is certainly a hospital certification,” Pawar stated. 
  • “Deshmukh had been accepted to a Nagpur hospital between February 5 and February 15 after testing positive for COVID-19 and had been analysed from February 15 to 27,” Pawar stated and read aloud a certificate from hospital inside respect. All (condition) federal government files additionally say that for the entire three days, he (Deshmukh) had not been in Bombay (Mumbai). He had been in Nagpur, that will be his hometown. Thats generally why in such a scenario, issue (of looking for resignation) cannot occur, Pawar said.
  • Countering Pawar, BJP frontrunner Devendra Fadnavis claimed that Deshmukh presented a “press conference” on February 15 which contradicted Pawar’s assertion that he had been hospitalized after that. Deshmukh, however, stated it absolutely was only a brief discussion using media when he ended up being stepping-out of hospital.
  • Singh has alleged that Deshmukh had known as police officer Sachin Waze around mid-February at his formal residence and asked him to support gathering funds from bars and restaurants.
  • Waze happens to be into the custody regarding the nationwide research department (NIA) which will be probing the recovery associated with car containing gelatin sticks and a menace letter that was found parked near industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence Antilia in Mumbai final thirty days.

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Published at Mon, 22 Mar 2021 15:33:05 +0000