The Madhya Pradesh high court on Monday directed the special investigation team (SIT) to get verified information or representation received from individuals related to the MPPEB recruitment and medical admission scam from the head of STF.
The court's directive came over a reply filed by the SIT about the plan of SIT head retired Justice Chandresh Bhushan’s plan to visit to Delhi for investigation into complaints of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh pertained to MPPEB scam.
The SIT filed the reply in a sealed envelope before the court.
The court said "it must get the relevant matters inquired through the head of STF and instruct the STF to submit its report in this regard".
Further the court directed the SIT to ensure "after receipt of the report from STF, the contents thereof must be made part of its periodical report to be submitted to the court — so that the monitoring of investigation done by the STF as well as supervision done by the SIT would become available to the court for passing appropriate orders".
A division bench of Chief Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Alok Aradhe directed the SIT to examine the details furnished by the special task force (STF) before the court about the deployment of sufficient number of police personnel case to case basis.
Additional advocate general PK Kaurav furnished before the court the break up and details of deployment of police parties on case to case basis and it justification for deploying the police parties in each case.
The compilation submitted by the STF indicate insufficient police parties are deputed for arrest of large number of accused persons in a particular crime is high as 225 in number while in certain cases police personnel are deployed where no accused is required to be arrested, the court observed while going through the said.