[BREAKING] State's consent under Section 6 of DSPE Act not required for CBI to probe Central govt officers: Calcutta High Court
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[BREAKING] State's consent under Section 6 of DSPE Act not required for CBI to probe Central govt officers: Calcutta High Court

Central government officers who are offenders under the Prevention of Corruption Act are to be dealt with equally irrespective of the fact there they may be working in different States, Justice Tirthankar Ghosh held.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can probe offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act against Central government officers even though the offence has been committed in a State where CBI does not have general consent to operate under the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, the Calcutta High Court ruled on Wednesday (Vinay Mishra v. CBI).

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