Maharashtra government withdraws general consent clause for CBI; agency now needs state's consent to- The New Indian Express

Maharashtra authorities withdraws common consent clause for CBI; company now wants state’s consent to- The New Indian Specific


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MUMBAI: Maharashtra authorities has determined to withdraw the overall consent clause for Central Bureau of Investigation to probe any case within the state. Henceforth, the CBI has to take permission from state authorities in the event that they need to probe any case in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi are at loggerhead with the BJP central authorities over numerous points and the state residence division has issued the notifications withdrawing the overall consent clause for CBI to research any case in Maharashtra. Earlier the identical resolution was taken by the West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh authorities. 

Underneath the Delhi Particular Police institution Act 1946, it was not vital for the central company to hunt the consent from the state authorities to conduct the probe of any case. Now, Maharashtra authorities has withdrawn this common consent clause and issued the contemporary notification on Wednesday.

Sources stated that the state authorities has to guard its curiosity in federal construction. 

“The central authorities is repeatedly eroding and encroaching over the fitting of the state authorities by taking up any type of delicate probes. Central had achieved this with the Bhima Koreogan case. Maharashtra authorities wished to probe this case by setting Particular Investigating Crew however NIA took over this investigation.  In TRP rip-off additionally, CBI was planning to take over similar to the Sushant Singh Rajput demise case. However we are not looking for stay silent earlier than the central authorities and due to this fact this resolution was taken ,” stated a senior minister of Maha Vikas Aghadi requesting anonymity.

Final week, NCP chief Sharad Pawar met Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and Maharashtra Congress president and income minister Balasaheb Thorat at Varsha bungalow the place this resolution  to withdrawing the overall consent was taken.  

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