Mumbai, 20 November (IANS) On Thursday, rejecting the Supreme Court’s decision, Maharashtra Textile Minister Aslam Sheikh said on Friday that the CBI has become a betel shop under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime.
Reacting to the verdict, senior Congress leader Sheikh said, “CBI has become a betel leaf shop under BJP rule, especially in non-BJP ruled states. They go anywhere and arrest anyone.”
Welcoming the decision of the Supreme Court, he said that the CBI must compulsorily seek the permission of the state government before an investigation into its jurisdiction.
A bench of Supreme Court Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice BR Gavai on Tuesday said in its decision that the CBI cannot initiate investigation in a case without the consent of the state government and the central government extends the jurisdiction of the investigating agency without the consent of the state Cannot apply in cases of enhanced state.
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