NEW DELHI: The CBI has booked former Maharashtra house minister Anil Deshmukh in reference to allegations of bribery levelled towards him by former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh.
The company carried out searches at numerous areas in Mumbai on Saturday, officers stated.
The company had initiated an investigation based mostly on Singh’s allegations, on orders of the Bombay High Court.
According to the officers, through the enquiry, the CBI received sufficient prima facie materials to begin a proper probe by registering an everyday case towards Deshmukh and different unidentified individuals underneath the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
In a sensational declare on March 25, Param Bir Singh had alleged that Deshmukh had tasked some police officers to together with suspended cop Sachin Waze, to extort Rs 100 crore from bars and eating places.
CBI has been probing the matter on orders of the Bombay HC.
Deshmukh had moved the Supreme Court towards a CBI probe towards him. However the apex courtroom refused to intrude with the excessive courtroom’s order.
(With company inputs)