The CBI on Wednesday approached a particular NIA courtroom right here looking for permission to query suspended police officer Sachin Waze in reference to its preliminary enquiry into the allegations of corruption towards former Maharashtra Dwelling Minister Anil Deshmukh. Waze was arrested on March 13 within the case of an explosives-laden SUV discovered close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s home in south Mumbai on February 25 and the following demise of Thane-based businessman Mansukh Hiran.
Waze is presently within the custody of the Nationwide Investigation Company, which is conducting a show into the case, and could be produced earlier than the particular NIA courtroom on Wednesday. The CBI on Wednesday filed an software earlier than the particular NIA courtroom looking for permission to query Waze.
The courtroom will hear the applying when Waze is produced for remand. Following an order of the Bombay Excessive Court docket, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) late Tuesday night time registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) to probe corruption allegations levelled by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh towards Deshmukh.
Singh was shifted from the submit of Mumbai police commissioner to the Dwelling Guards division on March 17. He later filed a petition within the HC looking for a CBI probe towards Deshmukh, alleging that the NCP chief had requested Waze and different cops to extort Rs 100 crore from eating places and bars.
Singh had additionally alleged corruption in police transfers and postings. The excessive courtroom in its order on Monday mentioned the CBI shall perform an inquiry into the allegations inside 15 days after which determine on additional plan of action.
After the HC order, Deshmukh resigned because the state’s house minister. Each Deshmukh and the Maharashtra authorities have approached the Supreme Court docket difficult the HC’s order.