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Maharastra Sena government apply brakes to Centre BJP government’s unlimited powers

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday issued on order withdrawing consent accorded to the members of the Delhi Special Police Establishment to exercise the powers and jurisdiction under an act in the state.

Earlier this year, the Sushant Singh Rajput death case was being probed by Mumbai Police. Mumbai police concluded  actor death is due to suicide .

However, the investigation into the case was later handed over to the CBI based on an FIR registered by the actor’s father in Patna. But even CBI could only come to conclusion of  what Mumbai police found . 

It should be noted  said that the Opposition ruled states West Bengal and Rajasthan have already taken such a step. This is due to reasons  that Modi led centre government is arm twisting state rights using its majority power allege opposition parties in India .  

“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 (25 of 1946), the Government of Maharashtra hereby withdraws the consent accorded to the members of Delhi Special Police Establishment,” the order read.

The consent was given through an order of the Home Department dated February 22, 1989, as also by any other instruments issued by the state government from time to time, to exercise the powers and jurisdiction under the said Act in the state of Maharashtra, it read.

According to sources, if the CBI wants to probe any matter, it will have to approach the state government for its consent. “Though the general consent has been withdrawn, the government can decide on giving permission on a case to case basis,” they said.

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