MUMBAI: The Maharashtra authorities has moved the Bombay High Court, difficult the latest summons issued by the CBI to state Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte and Director General of Police Sanjay Pandey in reference to the FIR registered by the central company against former Maharashtra dwelling minister Anil Deshmukh.
The state authorities filed a writ petition on Tuesday and talked about it on Wednesday earlier than a bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and SV Kotwal, in search of pressing listening to.
The HC posted the plea for listening to on October 20.
Earlier this month, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issued summons to Kunte and Pandey, asking them to seem earlier than it this week in reference to the FIR registered the probe company against NCP chief Deshmukh for alleged political interference in transfers and postings of law enforcement officials.
The allegations of such interference and misconduct on a part of Deshmukh had been made by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in March this yr via a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Following a subsequent order of the Bombay excessive courtroom, the CBI carried out a preliminary enquiry into the allegations.
In April this yr, the central company registered the FIR against Deshmukh and different individuals.
Deshmukh, who resigned from the submit of state dwelling minister in April, is going through probe by central companies on a number of fees. He has repeatedly denied the allegations levelled against him.