July 6, 2022

IPS officer and previous Maharashtra intelligence leader Rashmi Shukla gave the impression prior to the Colaba police right here on Wednesday in reference to an investigation into the case of alleged unlawful tapping of telephones, an respectable mentioned.

An FIR used to be registered in opposition to her on the Colaba police station in south Mumbai previous this month underneath the Indian Telegraph Act and related sections of the Indian Penal Code.

The case used to be registered following a criticism via senior police officer Rajiv Jain, accusing Shukla of getting put the telephone numbers of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and NCP chief Eknath Khadse underneath surveillance.

The alleged unlawful telephone tapping had taken position when Shukla headed the state intelligence division (SID), police previous mentioned.

On Wednesday, Shukla reached the police station together with her attorney at 11 am.

The Bombay Prime Courtroom not too long ago restrained the Mumbai police from taking any coercive steps in opposition to her until April 1.

The court docket had additionally requested Shukla to look prior to the police station on March 16 and 23 between 11 am and 1 pm

Previous, the Pune Police had additionally registered an FIR in opposition to Shukla in reference to alleged unlawful tapping of the telephones of Congress chief Nana Patole when a BJP-led govt used to be in energy within the state.

The cyber wing of the Mumbai crime department had additionally registered an FIR ultimate yr in opposition to unidentified individuals over alleged telephone tapping and leak of confidential paperwork about police transfers right through Shukla’s tenure as SID leader, and had even recorded her observation.

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Shukla is right now on central deputation and posted as further director normal of the Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF) in Hyderabad.

On Sunday, the Mumbai police had recorded the observation of senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis relating to alleged unlawful telephone tapping and leaking of confidential paperwork.

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Printed on: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 11:44 AM IST