The State CID (Criminal Investigation Service) on the matter on 1 April 2015, in a case involving an alleged case of corruption amounting to Rs 1.04 crore by an employee Of the central government.
HYDERABAD: The State CID (Criminal Investigation Service) on the matter on 1 April 2015, in a case involving an alleged case of corruption amounting to Rs 1.04 crore by an employee Of the central government.The home department of the Telangana government said central government employees could be prosecuted by the state for corruption.
The original department that studied some judicial cases on the controversial issue is being pursued across the country issued a clarification to the CID and gave the go-ahead to sue the central government employees in this particular case.
In accordance with the Government Ordinance (No. 88 of 7 2-2017), authorization was granted to employees of the central government under the Prevention of Corruption Act involved in Crime No. 42,468, 471, 420,403 and 201 of the IPC pursuant to section 66 (C) of the IT Act and paragraph 13 (2) and paragraph 13 (1) (c) ) Of the Prevention of Corruption Law Act 1988. Permission to investigate central government personnel by the state government is important because it is the first of its kind in the state. Even in undivided Andhra Pradesh, the trial of central government officials in corruption cases was not carried out by the state police.
“So far, we have only sued government employees,” said a police officer.
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The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) can only act against central government employees in corruption cases across the country. The jurisdiction of the CBI was challenged in the courts, which offered their own opinion. The CBI was established under the Delhi Police Establishment Act.
The Telangana government cited the decision of a Divisional Court of the High Court of the Court of Appeal in the case of Ashok Kumar Kirthwar in 2001 that the Delhi Police Special Establishment Act does not deprive the State Police of its Jurisdiction to investigate corruption and corruption offenses against government employees stationed in the state.
MP HC DECISION
Jabalpur HC Division rescinded an FIR against the official Ravindra Kumar Dubey on 8 July 2016. The judges ruled that the complaint lodged by the police was without power in respect of the special offenses punishable under the 1988 Prevention of corruption.