The Mumbai High Court had directed a preliminary CBI probe against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. Anil Deshmukh had filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the order. The petition will be heard by the Supreme Court today. It is learned that he has also requested the Bombay High Court to quash the CBI inquiry order.
A CBI team from Delhi had reached Mumbai following a High Court order. It is learned that the team will also investigate former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, a police officer and Deshmukh’s personal secretary. Also, the CBI team has a total of four officers.