SC dismisses Anil Deshmukh's plea; CBI probe to continue

The Maharashtra government's appeal against the Bombay High Court's order ordering a CBI investigation into charges of corruption leveled against Anil Deshmukh by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh was dismissed by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court sided with the Bombay High Court, citing the severity of the allegations leveled against Deshmukh, and ruled that allowing an independent agency to investigate the former Maharashtra Chief Minister was not appropriate. Anil Deshmukh resigned as home minister on Monday, following a Bombay High Court order. A day later, he and the Maharashtra government filed a petition with the Supreme Court, claiming that the high court had broken the law. More detail is available in the full video. To stay updated with the latest news stories, keep watching Times Now.