Former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh (Photo Credit: ANI)
New Delhi, May 11: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a criminal case against former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Official sources said on Tuesday.
He said the case was filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after studying the FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Deshmukh. The Enforcement Directorate can now summon Deshmukh and others for questioning, the official said. Read more: Rahul Gandhi scoffs at PM Narendra Modi, says PM should remove pink glasses so that nothing but Central Vista can be seen
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The case has been filed on the basis of CBI FIR: According to the Director of Enforcement (ED) pic.twitter.com/4a2Y2KSumQ
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The ED registered the case after a preliminary investigation by the CBI, which filed regular cases under the Bombay High Court order. The Bombay High Court has asked former Mumbai police commissioner Parambir Singh to investigate allegations of bribery against Deshmukh.