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Governor Gives Sanction to Prosecute Ashok Chavan

CH Vidyasagar Rao gave CBI sanction to prosecute former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan.

Published: 04th February 2016 02:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2016 04:14 PM   |  A+A-

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan(file photo)

MUMBAI: The Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday gave his sanction to the CBI to prosecute former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ashok Chavan, under section 197 of Cr PC, for offences under Section 120-B and 420 of IPC in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society case.

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By letter dated October 8, 2015, the Joint Director CBI, Mumbai had sought sanction for prosecution of Chavan under Section 197 Cr P.C. on the basis of the additional or fresh material, namely, the report of Justice Patil Commission of Enquiry and the observations of the Bombay High Court in the Criminal Revision Application No.136 of 2014.

The Governor had sought the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers and was advised by the Council of Ministers to grant the sanction.

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