Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP on Wednesday demanded
that a CBI probe should be ordered into the murder of
additional collector Yashwant Sonawane by oil adulteration
A delegation of BJP leaders led by Eknath Khadse met
the Governor K Sankaranarayanan today and put forward the
Khadse also demanded a white paper on externment cases
in recent years.
"The local police and bureaucrats are hand in gloves
with mafia. It is difficult to expect unbiased inquiry from
the state police, so we demanded a CBI probe at the meeting
with the Governor," Khadse said.
Popat Shinde, the prime accused in Sonawane`s murder
was externed but his term was reduced by six months.
"About 85 per cent of externment orders get revoked
due to political pressure or lack of strong charges. The
Government should give all the information about externment
cases (through white paper)," Khadse said.