July 3, 2022

Maharashtra house minister Dilip Walse Patil talking on telephone tapping case on Sunday stated that Chief of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis was once now not summoned however was once despatched a collection of questions to respond to.

The minister printed {that a} police staff went to Fadnavis’ place of abode as he didn’t solution the ones questions despatched to him in regards to the case.

Walse Patil additionally alleged that the opposition is doing politics in this case.

“Until now, 5-6 notices had been given to Devendra Fadnavis and a case has been registered in opposition to 5 unknown individuals,” he stated additional.

“24 folks statements recorded until now and extra can be recorded sooner or later,” the minister added.

Nowadays, a staff of the BKC cyber police in Mumbai recorded the BJP chief’s commentary for just about for 2 hours at his place of abode in reference to a case of alleged unlawful tapping of telephones.

IPS officer Rashmi Shukla is accused of tapping telephones of political leaders and senior officers illegally when she was once leader of the SID. Former Maharashtra leader minister Fadnavis had cited a letter purportedly written by way of her to the then Maharashtra Director Basic of Police about alleged corruption in transfers within the police division.

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The letter additionally had main points of intercepted telephone calls, resulting in an uproar with leaders of the Shiv Sena-led ruling coalition alleging that Shukla tapped telephones with out permission.

Following a grievance lodged by way of the State Intelligence Division (SID), a case was once registered underneath the Authentic Secrets and techniques Act on the BKC cyber police station in Mumbai final 12 months in opposition to unidentified individuals for allegedly illegally tapping telephones and leaking confidential paperwork.

The police had issued a understand to Fadnavis in reference to the case and BJP staff on Sunday staged protests and burnt copies of the attention in portions of the state, together with Pune, Pandharpur (in Solapur district), Nagpur, Chandrapur and Sangli.

Revealed on: Sunday, March 13, 2022, 04:51 PM IST