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Clarify if IPS officer Rashmi Shukla is to be named as accused in phone tapping case: HC to Mumbai Police
Shukla's counsel Mahesh Jethmalani pointed out to the court the affidavit filed by the police in the plea in which they have stated that Shukla has not been named as an accused in the FIR.
Phone tapping case: IPS Rashmi Shukla not named as accused, can't seek quashing of FIR, Maharashtra to HC
The state government added that the petitioner was issued notices to merely provide fact and information in the investigation.
Shukla has challenged an FIR registered by Mumbai police against unidentified persons for alleged illegal phone tapping and leak of sensitive documents related to police transfers.
BJP leader and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had cited a letter purportedly written by Shukla to the then DGP about alleged corruption in police transfers.
Won't act till June 9 on info sought from Maharashtra government over IPS officer's complaint: CBI to HC
Additional Solicitor General S V Raju, appearing for the CBI, made the statement before a vacation bench which was hearing a petition filed by the state government.
Shukla's statement was recorded last week in Hyderabad, where she is currently serving as additional director general of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) South Zone, the official said.
Last month, the police issued two summons (on April 26 and April 28) to Shukla, asking her to appear before the BKC cyber department in Mumbai for recording her statement.