Feeble Maharashtra Remark Intelligence Division (SID) chief, Rashmi Shukla, has approached the Bombay High Court docket with a petition wherein she is in search of the quashing of an FIR registered towards her in Pune.
Shukla, who’s at this time serving as the additional director classic of the Central Reserve Police Power’s (CRPF) South Zone and relies in Hyderabad, filed the petition by her recommend, Sameer Nangre.
The petition would possibly per chance be heard by a division bench led by Justice SS Shinde on Friday.
Rashmi Shukla’s plea has termed the registration of FIR as a ”political vendetta” and that your complete case changed into falsely foisted towards her. The FIR changed into registered in Pune, the attach Shukla changed into police commissioner between 2016 and 2018 earlier than she changed into made in-cost of the SID.
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Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole had alleged last twelve months that between 2016 and 2017, when the BJP-Shiv Sena authorities changed into in power within the shriek, his telephone changed into tapped.
Almost at this time after, in 2022, Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil formed a 3-member committee chaired by then-acting Director Regular of Police Sanjay Pandey to investigate contributors of the SID.
In accordance with reports, the committee investigated name interceptions between 2016 and 2019 and submitted a describe concluding that Shukla had illegally tapped telephones. Nevertheless, Shukla claimed that she utilized the division’s name tappings on orders from the authorities.
The BJP slammed the shriek authorities last twelve months after a leaked describe revealed that in 2019, obvious other americans bought kickbacks in alternate for giving obvious police officials’ high-score positions.
This describe changed into also said to were written by Shukla, and a case changed into filed underneath the Profitable Secrets Act towards unknown other americans for leaking official documents.
Shukla then approached the Bombay High Court docket to accept as true with the case transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or even quashed. The Maharashtra authorities, on the opposite hand, claimed in court that they suspected Shukla of leaking data.
Meanwhile, the court granted her some relief by ordering the investigating agency to insist her earlier than titillating her so she will be able to be able to also detect upright redress.
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