The Rouse Avenue court in Delhi on Thursday ordered the CBI to carry out an investigation against former Maharashtra Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh in connection with the leak of the documents of the CBI’s internal investigation. The court said the agency appears to have released the main conspirator.
The court said: “Despite the clear evidence, the investigating agency left the mastermind of the case and presented the charge sheet. Now, the CBI should investigate Anil Deshmukh’s involvement in this case and present its status report in 4 weeks. “
The court said: “Beyond reading the charge sheet in its entirety, and the relevant record, it appears that the defendants Dilip Daga, Gajendra Tumane were closely associated with Anil Deshmukh and may have been acting in conjunction with him. , who may be the controlling mind of the larger conspiracy. “
The hearing of the defendants in the paper leak case will be held on January 10, however, Anil Deshmukh’s investigative report, in this case, will be heard on January 22.
Defendants Abhishek Tiwari and Dilip Daga and others were arrested after the CBI preliminary investigation report was leaked. However, the report says that no recognizable crime has been committed against Deshmukh because of the corruption allegations made by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in the Bombay High Court.
In September, CBI informed the court that Abhishek Tiwari, CBI’s deputy inspector, shared confidential CBI documents with Anil Deshmukh’s attorney, Anand Daga, and others in lieu of monetary benefits.
According to the leaked 65-page CBI documents, the investigating agency’s investigating officer had opined that no recognizable crime could be established against Anil Deshmukh and recommended closing a preliminary investigation. When the leak was released into the public domain, the CBI commissioned a task force to investigate how an internal agency investigative report leaked into the hands of people close to Anil Deshmukh.