Have Sought Centre’s Nod to Prosecute IPS Officer Rashmi Shukla in Cellphone Tapping Case: Mumbai Police Inform Court docket


Final Up to date: August 09, 2022, 18:59 IST

The Justice of the Peace court docket presiding over the case is but to take cognisance of the cost sheet within the absence of sanction to prosecute Shukla(File Photograph: News18)

Shukla is at present on central deputation and posted as further director basic of the Central Reserve Police Pressure in Hyderabad

The Mumbai Police have advised a court docket right here that they’ve sought the central authorities’s nod to prosecute IPS officer Rashmi Shukla in an alleged telephone tapping case. The Colaba police in Mumbai are conducting a probe into the case and had filed a cost sheet in opposition to Shukla in April this 12 months.

Nonetheless, the Justice of the Peace court docket presiding over the case, is but to take cognisance of the cost sheet within the absence of sanction to prosecute Shukla. On August 6, the police advised the court docket that they’ve sought sanction from the Centre below related provisions of the Felony Process Code (CrPc) within the case in opposition to Shukla.

The sanction from competent authorities below Part 197 of the CrPC is required to prosecute public servants if the alleged act dedicated is instantly involved with the official obligation. The cost sheet, working into greater than 700 pages, comprises statements of not less than 20 folks, together with Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and NCP chief Eknath Khadse, whose telephones have been allegedly tapped illegally when Shukla headed the Maharashtra State Intelligence Division. A First Data Report (FIR) was registered in opposition to Shukla below the Indian Telegraph Act and related sections of the Indian Penal Code at Colaba police station on the grievance of an extra commissioner of police (particular department).

In keeping with the grievance, the telephones of Khadse, who was then with the BJP, have been stored below surveillance for 2 months. Equally, Raut’s telephones have been below unlawful surveillance when talks have been underway between the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP for the formation of presidency in Maharashtra after the 2019 Meeting polls, police claimed.

Shukla is at present on central deputation and posted as further director basic of the Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF) in Hyderabad.

Learn the Newest Information and Breaking Information right here



Supply hyperlink