PCN head of state Jayant Patil mentioned on Sunday that there was little doubt that Maharashtra’s Inside Minister Anil Deshmukh would resign. The minister’s assertion got here within the context of former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh’s accusation of corruption. He had claimed that Deshmukh wished cops to gather Rs 100 million a month from bars and inns in Mumbai.
Patil, a high-ranking minister in Maha Vikas Aghadi’s authorities, mentioned there was no must divert consideration from the primary incident of the bomb scare outdoors the residence of Mukesh Ambani and the homicide of Mansukh Hiran, a businessman from Thane. . “The main target is on these two occasions and after that applicable motion can be taken,” Patil mentioned after a three-hour assembly held on the residence of CPN chief Sharad Pawar in Delhi.
“The difficulty of the resignation of Maharashtra’s Inside Minister Anil Deshmukh doesn’t come up,” he mentioned.
The PCN senior management assembly included a senior chief reminiscent of Supriya Sule, Praful Patel, Senior Deputy Minister Ajit Pawar and Minister of Water Assets Jayant Patil.
Throughout a press convention earlier within the day, Pawar mentioned that Maharashtra’s chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will resolve Deshmukh’s destiny. His feedback got here amid hypothesis in Maharashtra political circles that the state could quickly have a brand new inside minister.
Singh’s allegations in opposition to Deshmukh are critical and require an in-depth investigation, Sharad Pawar mentioned.
Earlier than the assembly at Pawar’s residence right here, Shiv Sena’s chief, Sanjay Raut, had additionally met him.
The principle chief of Congress, Kamal Nath, additionally met with Pawar individually.
Singh, a senior IPS officer, who was transferred to the discreet Inside Guards on March 17 following the arrest of police officer Sachin Waze within the case associated to the bomb scare close to Mukesh Ambani’s residence, Antilia, in a letter to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. he had claimed that he had grow to be a scapegoat.
Within the eight-page letter to Chief Minister Thackeray, Singh alleged that Deshmukh used to name cops at his official residence and provides them a “goal of assortment” of bars, eating places and different institutions.
The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Workplace, in an announcement Saturday, mentioned Singh’s “unsigned letter to Thackeray” was not despatched from his official e-mail ID and efforts have been being made to contact him to confirm it. (With PTI inputs)
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