Anil Deshmukh News: A special court in Mumbai on Friday (October 21) rejected the bail plea of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is investigating this case registered against the former Home Minister. The court on Thursday said it would pronounce on Friday the verdict on the bail application of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who is in judicial custody for alleged corruption and abuse of office.
In the money laundering case filed against Anil Deshmukh by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), he got bail from the Bombay High Court on October 4. After which he had applied for bail in this case as well.
Special CBI court judge SH Gwalani had on Thursday reserved the verdict on the bail application after the arguments of both the parties were completed. After which the bail application of Anil Deshmukh was rejected while delivering the verdict on Friday.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader was arrested on November 2, 2021 and is currently in judicial custody. Anil Deshmukh was admitted to a private hospital for ‘coronary angiography’ last week. Deshmukh was a minister in the previous Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government of Maharashtra. Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress were partners in this government.
Anil Deshmukh is currently imprisoned in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail. Significantly, in March 2021, senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Parambir Singh alleged that the then Home Minister Deshmukh had set a target of recovery of Rs 100 crore per month from restaurants and bars in Mumbai.
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