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

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

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Political developments continued to emerge from Maharashtra on Monday as allegations flew dense and fast into the Sachin Waze situation. IPS officer Param Bir Singh moved the Supreme legal seeking direction for an immediate “unbiased, uninfluenced, unbiased and fair” CBI probe into alleged corrupt malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The situation shook the Parliament, causing an uproar across corruption allegations when you look at the matter Hour. At the same time, NCP main Sharad Pawar continued to protect Deshmukh, and dismissed needs for his resignation.

In the eight-page letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Singh on Saturday claimed Deshmukh wanted cops to get Rs 100 crore monthly from taverns and motels. Singh had in addition alleged into the letter that Deshmukh had known as Mumbai authorities API Sachin Waze around mid-February at ministers official residence and told him to collect Rs 100 crore 30 days.

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  • In the plea to your top court, Param Bir Singh desired quashing of the order transferring him from post of Mumbai CP alleging that it is arbitrary and illegal.
  • Looking for an interim relief, Singh desired stay regarding the procedure of their transfer order and direction towards the local government, the Centre therefore the CBI to straight away ingest its custody the CCTV 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 of time as he had been hospitalised and therefore issue of his resignation does not occur. “We got information that Deshmukh ended up being hospitalised in those days in Nagpur. The allegation (by Singh) relates to a similar duration when he was at medical center. There’s a hospital certification,” Pawar said. 
  • “Deshmukh had been admitted to a Nagpur hospital between February 5 and February 15 after testing good for COVID-19 and had been analysed from February 15 to 27,” Pawar said and read out a certificate from the medical center inside respect. All (state) government records in addition say that for the entire three weeks, he (Deshmukh) was not in Bombay (Mumbai). He had been in Nagpur, which will be his home town. Thats why such a scenario, the question (of searching for resignation) cannot arise, Pawar said.
  • Countering Pawar, BJP frontrunner Devendra Fadnavis stated that Deshmukh presented a “press seminar” on February 15 which contradicted Pawar’s assertion that he was hospitalized then. Deshmukh, however, stated it had been just a brief interacting with each other using media when he ended up being stepping-out of medical center.
  • Singh features alleged that Deshmukh had called police officer Sachin Waze around mid-February at their official residence and requested him to help with obtaining resources from pubs and restaurants.
  • Waze is in custody of this nationwide Investigation Agency (NIA) which is probing the data recovery associated with car containing gelatin sticks and a threat letter that has been found parked near industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence Antilia in Mumbai last thirty days.

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