CBI registers FIR against Anil Deshmukh for bribery and corruption | India News
NEW DELHI: CBI has booked former Maharashtra Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh in connection with the bribery allegations made against him by the former Mumbai Police Chief Param One Singh.
The agency carried out searches at various locations in Mumbai on Saturday, authorities said.
The agency had launched an investigation based on Singh’s allegations, by order of the Bombay High Court.
According to officials, during the investigation, the CBI obtained enough prima facie material to initiate a formal investigation by registering a regular case against Deshmukh and other unidentified persons under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
(With contributions from the agency)