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CBI Launches Preliminary Inquiry to Investigate Corruption Allegations Against Deshmukh | India News


NEW DELHI: The IWC registered a preliminary investigation on Tuesday to investigate allegations of corruption against former Maharashtra Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh, authorities said.
A team from the central investigative agency landed in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon and gathered all the relevant documents. He started the preliminary investigation pursuant to an order from a higher court.
“CBI has registered a PE regarding the Bombay High Court order dated April 5, 2021,” said CBI spokesman RC Joshi.
The higher court had given the CBI 15 days on Monday to conduct a preliminary investigation into the allegations, authorities said.

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