NEW DELHI: The CBI Registered a preliminary investigation on Tuesday to probe corruption allegations against former Maharashtra home minister Anil deshmukh, officials said.
A team of the central probe agency landed in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon and collected all relevant documents. It initiated the preliminary investigation in compliance with a high court order.
“CBI has registered a PE in the respect of the Bombay High Court order dated April 5, 2021, “CBI spokesperson RC Joshi said.
The high court had given 15 days to the CBI on Monday to conduct a preliminary investigation into the allegations, officials said.