Phone tapping case: Mumbai Police to record ex Maha CM’s statement

Mumbai, Mar 12 : Former chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fandavis clarified on Saturday that the Mumbai Police had called him and told him not to come to Cyber Crime Cell’s office on Sunday, but police will come to his residence to record his statement in connection with a phone-tapping case. “I had received a call from joint commissioner of police (Crime) saying that I do not have to come to Cyber Crime Cell office tomorrow, police will come to my residence to record the statement,” he said. Earlier in the day, Fadnavis had told reporters in a press conference that he had received summons and he will be going to Cyber Crime office tomorrow at 1100 hours to record his statement. He was issued summons in regards to police officers transfer and phone tapping case. The Cyber Crime Cell of Mumbai Police is probing into the alleged leak of a confidential report on phone-tapping. Fadnavis said that he had exposed alleged scam of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government and also given all documentary evidence to on Home secretary and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) following Bombay High Court’s order. Now CBI is investigating the matter, Fadnavis said and added that he had given all evidence, including phone-tapping record and pen drive, to CBI about how scam was done and who had been given money. ST SS SHK2200

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