Mumbai Police can interrogate former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at his residence today under the Official Secrets Act. In the case filed under the Official Secrets Act, Mumbai Cyber Police had summoned former Maharashtra CM Fadnavis.
In this summon, he was asked to be present in the cyber police station located on the first floor of BKC police station today i.e. on Sunday. However, according to the information received, the Cyber Unit of Mumbai Police will reach Fadnavis’s official bungalow located in Malabar Hill and record his statement. Had stood
Just received a call from Joint CP,Crime.
He told I’m not required to go toBKC police station.
Instead,they will only come to take the required information.
I have canceled all my Pune programs for tomorrow.
I’ll be at my residence.
They can come anytime.
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) March 12, 2022
Devendra Fadnavis tweeted in this matter and said that he has just got a call from Joint CP Crime, in which he said that I do not need to go to BKC police station. Instead they will come only to get the necessary information. I have canceled all my programs in Pune for tomorrow. I will stay at my residence. They can come anytime. Jai Hind, Jai Maharashtra!
There is an allegation of handing over the secret document to the Union Home Secretary
It is alleged that on the same day Fadnavis met the Union Home Secretary of the Central Government and handed over some secret documents related to police transfer to the Union Home Secretary. After this, within two days, the Mumbai Police had registered a case against Devendra Fadnavis for violating the Secret Act.
In the same case, in September 2021, two to three notices were issued to Fadnavis by the Cyber Unit of Mumbai Police. In response to the last notice, Fadnavis sent a reply in a sealed cover to the cyber unit that he would reply soon.
CBI is investigating the case
After this, according to the notice sent by the cyber unit, Fadnavis did not register his reply. Due to which now the cyber unit will come directly to Fadnavis’s official bungalow Sagar and will legally record Fadnavis’s statement in the transfer police case. At present, the CBI is investigating this matter. So far, former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh have been questioned in this matter.