The CBI has performed searches at 12 places in eight cities of Maharashtra, together with on the premises of ACP Sanjay Patil and DCP Raju Bhujbal, in reference to allegations of corruption in opposition to former state dwelling minister Anil Deshmukh (pictured), officers mentioned on Wednesday.
The searches had been carried out in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmednagar, Nashik, Thane, Solapur, Sangli and Osmanabad, they added.
The premises of “encounter specialist” Patil in Pune and Mumbai, and people of Bhujbal in Ahmednagar and Mumbai had been coated throughout the operation, which concluded on Tuesday night time, the officers mentioned. The opposite premises belonged to alleged middlemen whose names haven’t been disclosed by the company.
The CBI has booked Deshmukh and different unidentified individuals beneath the IPC part associated to legal conspiracy and sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act for “making an attempt to acquire undue benefit for improper and dishonest efficiency of public obligation”.
In his letter to Maharasthra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after he was faraway from the Mumbai police commissioner’s put up, Param Bir Singh had alleged that Deshmukh requested Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Waze to extort over Rs 100 crore a month from the bars and eating places of town, the officers mentioned.
“The preliminary enquiry prima facie revealed that (they) ….have tried to acquire undue benefit for improper and dishonest efficiency of their public obligation,” the FIR alleges.
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