“The Government Resolution by the state government for a high-level committee leads us to believe that there is no interference required,” said Chief Justice Datta.
Terming the matter as ‘extraordinary and unprecedented’, the bench observed that Deshmukh is the Home Minister who leads the state police force and hence there should be an independent probe.
The court has asked the CBI to make its preliminary investigations in accordance with the law within 15 days and after that, the agency may use its discretion to decide the future course.
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