A fake CBI officer and a deal broker,who allegedly duped over 50 people across the country last year including film producer Rakesh Roshan and amassed over Rs 30 crore,have put the CBI in a sticky situation.
After sustained interrogation and polygraphy tests,the Central Bureau of Investigation is contemplating subjecting three Urban Development Department officials who are accused in the Adarsh society missing papers case to psychoanalysis tests.
Almost a year after arresting Manisha Mhase,an Aurangabad-based lawyer and daughter of a former High Court judge,for allegedly demanding bribe,CBI has not only given her a clean chit but also arrested Hemlata Mane,whose voice seems to have matched the sample on which the case was built.
Underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli,sentenced to life imprisonment last week for the murder of a Shiv Sena corporator,used his political outfit Akhil Bhartiya Sena (ABS) as a front to gather information about construction activity,target builders and cable operators and extortion,a former aide has said.
Till his arrest,he would not allow anyone to enter his fortress,heavily guarded and protected by a 15-foot-high gate,unless his or credentials were established. Since he was arrested from that den in Bycullas Dagdi Chawl,his political might has no longer been what it was
Special public prosecutor Vidya Vidya Kale has drawn the attention of the Director General of Police and City Commissioner of Police to two policemen allegedly trying to shield encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma and other accused in the 2006 Lakhan Bhaiya encounter case.