Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil at the moment claimed two extra state ministers must resign in 15 days and that the state was a “fit case for President’s rule”.
His remarks got here a day after suspended cop Sachin Waze in a letter claimed former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh had demanded Rs 2 crore from him to proceed his service within the Mumbai police and one other minister Anil Parab requested him to gather cash from contractors.
Anil Deshmukh, a senior NCP chief, resigned as state Home Minister on Monday after the Bombay High Court ordered a CBI probe into corruption allegations levelled in opposition to him by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.
Anil Parab, a Shiv Sena chief, has denied the allegations.
Talking to reporters in Mumbai at the moment, Mr Patil mentioned “what is in store in future is the common man’s guess”.
“Two state ministers will have to resign in another 15 days. Some people will go to court against these ministers and then they will have to quit,” Mr Patil claimed with out naming anybody or elaborating additional.
Chandrakant Patil mentioned there’s a risk that the allegations in opposition to Transport Minister Anil Parab might also be clubbed with the probe into expenses in opposition to Anil Deshmukh.
“Maharashtra is a fit case for President’s rule,” the BJP chief mentioned, including his occasion was not making the demand.
He mentioned from what’s going on within the state, specialists ought to clarify what else is required to impose the President’s rule.
“If you want to blame the Centre for everything, why not give the state administration to the central government?” he requested.
Mr Patil alleged that Anil Deshmukh was a “hypocrite” as he had moved the Supreme Court in opposition to the Bombay HC order for a CBI probe into the allegations in opposition to him.
“In the resignation letter, he (Deshmukh) says he is quitting to facilitate a free and fair probe, and the next day he moves the Supreme Court against the probe,” Mr Patil mentioned.
The BJP chief mentioned the MVA authorities (comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress) in Maharashtra defended Waze so aggressively throughout the state’s finances session that the Assembly needed to be adjourned 9 instances.
“Now you don’t trust him,” he added.
Mr Patil alleged that the MVA authorities was indulging in an “organised crime”.
“If the evidence comes out on paper,provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) will have to be invoked,” he claimed.
Talking to reporters in Nagpur, senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis mentioned the claims made by Waze in his letter are critical and there’s a want for deliberation on it.
“The things that are coming out and happeningare not good for the reputation of Maharashtra and the state police.
The CBI or any other competent authority should investigate the letter’s content and bring out the truth,” the previous Chief Minister mentioned.
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