Mumbai police has summoned CBI director Subodh Kumar Jaiswal in connection with a phone-tapping and data leak case. 

CBI director Subodh Kumar Jaiswal has been summoned by the cyber cell of the Mumbai police. 

Mumbai police has sent the summon notice to the CBI chief via email, asking him to appear before the department’s cyber cell next Thursday (October 14). 

The Mumbai police cyber cell is investigating a case registered under the Official Secrets Act regarding an alleged leaking of a report revealing alleged corruption in police transfers and postings and illegal phone tappings. 

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The case is based on a report prepared by IPS officer Rashmi Shukla relating to alleged corruption in police transfers in Maharashtra when she headed the state intelligence department.  

Jaiswal was the then director general of Maharashtra police. 

The Mumbai Police in May 2021 had recorded the statement of IPS officer Rashmi Shukla in connection with the case. 

Shukla had refuted the allegations made against her in the FIR. 

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Shukla is currently posted as additional director general of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Hyderabad. 

The cyber cell of the Mumbai police had registered a case in March based on a complaint lodged by the state intelligence department (SID). 

The complaint accused “unknown persons” for allegedly leaking the report submitted by Shukla to Jaiswal, over the purported payments for transfers within the police department. 

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