CBI looking for Anil Deshmukh premises in a leak of purported PE report
NCP activists outside Anil Deshmukh’s residence lifts slogans against the central government.
CBI acts searches at premises of former state home minister Anil Deshmukh in a case connected with a leak of purported CBI preliminary inquiry report giving Deshmukh a clean chit during the initial stage. Earlier CBI arrested Deshmukh’s lawyer Anand Daga and CBI sub-inspector Abhishek Tiwari in the case.
Tiwari was a part of the CBI team which was investigating a corruption case against Deshmukh. Tiwari had passed the PE-related documents and information to Daga for a bribe. CBI report gave Deshmukh a clean chit during the starting stage of preliminary inquiry where he was alleged for corruption, which was circulated in the media. CBI registered a separate case related to the leakage of the report against its officials and Daga for attempting to subvert the ongoing investigation against Deshmukh.
On 28th August, a message along with a preliminary inquiry report which had concluded that a case has not been made out against Deshmukh based on available evidence was circulated among media organizations.