Mumbai: After the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, now the responsibility of the Home Department has been given to Dilip Patil. Patil was the PA of NCP chief Sharad Pawar in the early stages of his political career. He won the election for the first time in 1990 and became a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Patil has also handled several ministries while in the Government of Maharashtra.
During the investigation of the Antilia case, after the suspension of Sachin Waze and the transfer of former commissioner Parambir Singh, this big case of recovery of 100 crores in Maharashtra’s politics came to light. While hearing the plea of Advocate Jayashree Patil in the case, the Bombay High Court has ordered a CBI inquiry. Only after this, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
However, the Bombay High Court had earlier reprimanded Jayashree over her plea. A bench of Justice SS Shinde had said, “We think that such petitions are filed for cheap publicity.” You say that you are a doctorate in Criminology, but show us a single paragraph drafted on your behalf.
The High Court said that, the whole matter is revolving around the FIR. Jayashree Patil tried to get the FIR registered at the police station, but her FIR was not registered. We agree that this is an unprecedented case. Anil Deshmukh is the Home Minister who leads the Police Department. There should be an independent inquiry into the matter, so the CBI should presently investigate the matter without registering an FIR and submit its primary report in 15 days.
Former police commissioner made these allegations:
Former Mumbai police commissioner Parambir Singh had accused Home Minister Deshmukh, saying that Deshmukh had given a target of recovering Rs 100 crore to suspended API secretary Vazh. Parambir Singh claimed that he had also told this to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, but he was transferred a few days later.